Level 100: Cost and Usage Governance

Last Updated

May 2020

Authors

  • Nathan Besh, Cost Lead Well-Architected

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Introduction

This hands-on lab will guide you through the steps to implement cost and usage governance. The skills you learn will help you control your cost and usage in alignment with your business requirements.

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Goals

  • Implement AWS Budgets to notify on usage and spend
  • Create an AWS Budget report to notify users every week on budget status

Prerequisites

  • A small amount of usage in your account, less than $5 to trigger the budget
  • AWS Account Setup has been completed

Permissions required

Costs

Time to complete

  • The lab should take approximately 15 minutes to complete

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