AWS Tags & Resource Groups

Utilizing Tags and Resource Groups allows an Organization to efficiently bill out resources to departments as well as keep track of who's using what. Tags Tags: Key value pairs attached to AWS resourcesMetadata: Data about DataThey can sometimes be inherited from other services Auto Scaling, CloudFormation, Elastic Beanstalk can create other resources with inherited tags … Continue reading AWS Tags & Resource Groups

AWS Billing 101 for Cloud Practitioner Exam

For AWS usage, you are billed for the support plans, and the resources you utilize.  Billing and Pricing is 16% of the Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam, so it's imperative that you get a good grasp on the different support plans and the resource billings, as well as ways you can monitor consumption. Support Plans There are … Continue reading AWS Billing 101 for Cloud Practitioner Exam

AWS Support Plans

There are 4 tiers to AWS Support Plans: Basic, Developer, Business, and Enterprise. Depending on the plan you select, you receive different support resources. For example, only Enterprise level plan provides Technical Account Manager (TAM) and Support Concierge access. TAMs provide proactive best practices guidance, and help you develop and run AWS solutions. Support Concierge … Continue reading AWS Support Plans

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