Optimizing your multi-cloud environment
Cloud providers offer advisor tools we can use to optimize environments that are hosted on their platforms. In this section, we will briefly look at these different tools and how we can use them.
Using Trusted Advisor for optimization in AWS
It all honesty, getting the best out of AWS – or any other cloud platform – is really not that easy. There's a good reason why these providers have an extensive training and certification program. The possibilities are almost endless, and the portfolios for these cloud providers grow bigger every day. We could use some guidance while configuring our environments. AWS provides that guidance with Trusted Advisor. This tool scans your deployments, references them against best practices within AWS, and returns recommendations. It does this for cost optimization, security, performance, fault tolerance, and service limits.
Before we go into a bit more detail, there's one requirement we must...