Reducing AWS Costs - Learn to slash your AWS bill!

Use simple changes such as reserved instances and right sizing or more complex design options to slash your AWS bill

Are your AWS bills higher than expected? Many times this is not a result of the services running, but the pricing models you are using. In this course, you will learn how to slash your AWS bill. Topics covered include:

  • Basic AWS cost management, including Budgets, the Free Tier, Cost Explorer, and Trusted Advisor
  • Reducing EC2 costs with right-sizing, Spot Instances, Reserved Instances, and Autoscaling
  • Cutting EBS and Snapshot costs using CloudWatch and Data LifeCycle Manager
  • Understand S3 Storage Classes, and S3 Analytics, LifeCycles Rules, and Intelligent Tiering
  • Learn how to reduce VPC and Transfer Charges
  • Use Caching Solutions like DynamoDB accelerator, CloudFront, and Elasticache to improve performance and reduce costs
  • Set up a Savings Plan to easily realize huge savings on EC2, Lambda, and Fargate

What you’ll learn

  • Learn how to use AWS pricing plans and design principles to reduce costs
  • Save money on services such as EC2, S3, RDS, DynamoDB, VPC, Transfer Charges, EBS, and more!
  • Set up billing alerts and monitor free tier usage.
  • Use Savings Plans to easily cut EC2, Lambda, and Fargate costs
  • Understand transfer costs and how to reduce them

Are there any course requirements or prerequisites?

  • A basic understanding of AWS services

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone who manages AWS products and services


Your Instructor


Rick Crisci
Rick Crisci

I am the owner of TrainerTests,and am an official certified trainer for VMware and AWS.

I have delivered thousands of hours of official live training to my students, and I love teaching people new skills.

I am the founder of TrainerTests, which provides video training unlike any other company. I believe in using high quality illustrations and animations to simply complex concepts. in my courses you will get the technical depth that you need, with a focus on making sure that you completely understand the underlying concepts.

I have over 150,000 students across a variety of platforms, with multiple top-rated and best selling courses.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
If you choose to enroll in our Full Access subscription, you will get access to this, and all of my other courses for the duration of your subscription! After enrolling in this standalone course, you have unlimited access to this course for one year. As the course is updated, you will get access to all the latest changes and new materials.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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