In May, 2016 I posted this tweet which is still relevant today, although I’ve seen some very nice improvements indeed in the AWS Trusted Advisor for Cost Optimization (as well as the other three free best practices AWS gives everyone).
So here is a peek at Botmetric Intelligent Cost Analytics Dashboard at a glance:
AWS Trusted Advisor, on the other hand, scours your infrastructure and provides continual best practice recommendations, as stated, free of charge, in four categories: Cost Optimization, Performance, Security and Fault Tolerance. Within the AWS Trusted Advisor Console, details are given and there are direct links to the exact resource that requires attention. If you have a Business or Enterprise Support Plan, you have access to many other AWS Best Practices monitoring.
Below is a diagram showing an overview of AWS Trusted Advisor:
If you’re not taking advantage of this free resource and have an AWS account, I encourage you to start today!
To see the new checks AWS has added to AWS Trusted Advisor, click here.