Guide for Storage Breakout Session Aug-18-22

An AWS Subject Matter instructs each attending company how to analyze their storage usage data to identify and evaluate opportunities for cost optimization, estimate the possible cost savings, and formulate a plan to realize those opportunities.  Main topics:

  • Simple Storage Service (S3): how to select the most cost-effective storage tier – using Intelligent Tiering and S3 Analytics/LifeCycle policies; use of Elastic File System (EFS) and FSx (file storage); Versioning strategy, Replication strategy.
  • Elastic Block Storage (EBS): how to select the most cost-effective type of volume, how to identify unattached/underutilized EBS volumes, how to identify obsolete EBS SnapShots, how to manage EBS snapshots, size and optimize EBS volumes.