Cost optimization is always critical to everyone. Customers make lots of effort to make sure their AWS Platform operates cost-effectively. AWS provides tools to help customers optimize and visualize costs. AWS Cost Explorer provides an easy-to-use interface to visualize, understand, and manage your expenses and usage over time. The AWS Cost and Usage Report provides a comprehensive set of cost and usage data, including metadata about service usage, pricing, and reservations.

AWS CloudTrail is also an exceptional service to help optimize AWS. AWS CloudTrail enables governance, compliance, operational auditing, and risk auditing of your AWS account.

Learn more about how nOps can generate high-level insights from a net 3MRC analysis which, when paired with CloudTrail, provides continuous visibility into the source of recurring charges.

Read the full article on the AWS Management & Governance Blog.