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: Key value pairs attached to AWS resources
- Metadata: Data about Data
- They can sometimes be inherited from other services
- Group resources by assigned tags
- Group resources that share one or more tags
- Can contain information such as region, name, health checks, etc.
- Specific Information:
- Account management service that enables consolidation of multiple AWS accounts into a centrally managed organization
- Consolidated Billing