How Projects Can be Tracked on AWS to Increase Accountability and Reduce Cost

Publish Date:  16 Nov 2021

Article Source: AWS 

Article Link: How Projects Can be Tracked on AWS to Increase Accountability and Reduce Cost

AER's Amy McVey and Jarrod Lewis co-author this article on the AWS Cloud Operations & Migrations Blog. 

As AWS usage within a business increases over time, it can become difficult to track the AWS resources that have been created (e.g. EC2 instances, S3 buckets) and who is responsible for them. This can lead to unnecessary costs from resources that are no longer used or sized incorrectly.


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