AWS Trusted Advisor
AWS Trusted Advisor acts like your customized cloud expert, and it helps you provision your resources by following best practices. Trusted Advisor inspects your AWS environment and finds opportunities to save money, improve system performance and reliability, or help close security gaps. Since 2013, customers have viewed over 2.6 million best-practice recommendations and realized over $350 million in estimated cost reductions.
You can start with a free version of AWS Trusted Advisor in the AWS Management Console with four of the most popular performance and security recommendations, and access to these checks never expires. All of the AWS Trusted Advisor checks are available to customers with Business-level and Enterprise-level support, and the best-practice recommendations can be integrated into your application through the AWS Support API. Why hire a cloud consultant? Start using AWS Trusted Advisor today!
Features and Benefits
AWS Trusted Advisor provides best practices in four categories: cost optimization, security, fault tolerance, and performance improvement. You can use over 30 Trusted Advisor checks to monitor and improve the deployment of Amazon EC2, Elastic Load Balancing, Amazon EBS, Amazon S3, Auto Scaling, AWS Identity and Access Management, Amazon RDS, Amazon Route 53, and other services. You can view the overall status of your AWS resources and savings estimations on the Trusted Advisor dashboard.
The four Trusted Advisor best practices that are now available to all AWS customers are: Service Limits (in the Performance category) and Security Groups - Specific Ports Unrestricted, IAM Use, and MFA on Root Account (in the Security category).