AWS Trusted Advisor: Optimize Infrastructure

AWS Trusted Advisor helps you optimize your AWS environment by reducing cost, increasing performance, and improving security.  It provides real-time guidance to help you provision resources according to AWS Best Practices guidelines. (AWS) Infrastructure Optimization This service provides best practice recommendations in 5 categories: Cost Optimization: save money by eliminating unused/idle resources or using reserved … Continue reading AWS Trusted Advisor: Optimize Infrastructure

Security 101 for AWS Cloud Practitioner Exam

Security is 24% of the Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam. Even though it is only the 3rd out of 4 domains in terms of percentage of the exam, it's still worth becoming comfortable with the Shared Responsibility Model and the various ways AWS helps to protect your infrastructure. Securing the Cloud is a very important part … Continue reading Security 101 for AWS Cloud Practitioner Exam

AWS Mnemonics: Simple Flash Cards

It's important to know the details of what each service is.  But at the same time, it helps to know a simple phrase to trigger your memory as a complete newbie.  So I've created this AWS Mnemonics page to help you remember key features and facts. Especially when there are half a dozen services that … Continue reading AWS Mnemonics: Simple Flash Cards