AWS Cloud Financial Management for Builders (ACFMFB)

Detailed Course Outline

Day 1

Module 0: Couse Overview

  • Course introduction

Module 1: Introduction to Cloud Financial Management

  • Introduction to Cloud Financial Management
  • Four pillars of Cloud Financial Management

Module 2: Resource Tagging

  • Tagging resources
  • Hands-On Lab: Cost optimization: Control Resource Consumption Using Tagging and AWS Config

Module 3: Pricing and Cost

  • Fundamentals of pricing
  • AWS Free Tier
  • Volume discounts
  • Savings plans and Reserved Instances
  • Demonstration: AWS Pricing Calculator

Module 4: AWS Billing, Reporting, and Monitoring

  • Understanding AWS invoices
  • Reporting and planning
  • AWS Cost Explorer
  • AWS Budgets
  • Demonstration: AWS Billing Console
  • Demonstration: AWS Cost Explorer
  • Demonstration: Trusted Advisor
  • Hands-On Lab: Cost optimization: Deploy Ephemeral Environments Using Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling

Day 2

Module 5: Architecting for Cost: Compute

  • Evolution of compute efficiency
  • Amazon EC2 right-sizing
  • Purchasing options
  • Architect for Amazon EC2 Spot Instance
  • Impact of software licensing
  • Demonstration: Compute Optimizer
  • Demonstration: Spot Instance Advisor
  • Hands-On Lab: Cost optimization: Right Size Amazon EC2 Instances Using Amazon CloudWatch Metrics

Module 6: Architecting for Cost: Networking

  • Data transfer costs
  • Understand data costs for different services
  • How to triage network costs
  • Hands-On Lab: Cost optimization: Reduce Data Transfer Costs Using Amazon CloudFront and Endpoints

Day 3

Module 7: Architecting for Cost: Storage

  • Amazon EBS cost, pricing, and best practices
  • Amazon S3 cost, pricing, and best practices
  • Amazon EFS cost, pricing, and best practices
  • Hands-On Lab: Cost optimization: Reduce Storage Costs Using Amazon S3 Lifecycle Management

Module 8: Architecting for Cost: Databases

  • Amazon RDS cost, pricing, and best practices
  • Amazon Aurora cost, pricing, and best practices
  • Amazon DynamoDB cost, pricing, and best practices
  • Amazon ElastiCache cost, pricing, and best practices
  • Amazon Redshift cost, pricing, and best practices

Module 9: Cost Governance

  • Setting up AWS Organizations
  • AWS Systems Manager

Module 10: Course Summary

  • Course review
  • Hands-On Lab: Cost optimization: Reduce Compute Costs Using AWS Instance Scheduler