CloudHealth Academy

CloudHealth Academy Onboarding Training Catalog

This catalog will provide you with information about our onboarding training offerings. Upon completion of a learning path, we recommend you continue learning with our expansion training offerings.

Pre-requisites For All Roles

All Onboarding programs have a prerequisite of Intro to the CloudHealth Platform
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Available roles:




Core Team

Description

Discover how to tailor CloudHealth for your organization. Skills learned in this track include managing users and organizations, creating Perspectives and policies, optimizing infrastructure, and building reports for business users.

This training path includes the same concepts contained in the DevOps training.

Enrollment

Enrollment requires a coupon code. Make sure you are logged in to CloudHealth Academy (found under "?" in the CloudHealth Platform) before clicking the Enroll button below.

Attending Your Session

Don't forget to bring your computer and log in to your CloudHealth account (administrator privileges recommended). Ready to attend your session? Follow the directions found here.

Course Name Delivery Method Duration

Setting Up For Success

This course covers proper configuration for data accuracy and walks through implementing key features of the platform.
    By the end of this course, you should be able to:
  • Configure accounts and integrations
  • Design effective tagging strategies
  • Create CloudHealth Perspectives
  • Build policies to set up alerts or take automated action
  • Manage users, organizations, and roles

VILT 120 min

Analyzing and Alerting on Infrastructure

This course highlights how to use CloudHealth reports and dashboards, create budgets and set up cost, usage, and performance alerts.
    By the end of this course, you should be able to:
  • Determine cloud spend and usage
  • Manage budgets within CloudHealth
  • Change the grouping of data displayed within reports
  • Create custom dashboards
  • Build policies to alert on cost, usage, and performance thresholds

VILT 120 min

Streamlining and Securing Operations

This course demonstrates how to identify and alert on cost savings opportunities and security concerns.
    By the end of this course, you should be able to:
  • Analyze high spend items for cost saving opportunities
  • Build policies to alert on nonconforming assets
  • Evaluate underutilized resources for rightsizing
  • Identify assets for purchasing reservations
  • Review security reports for potential security violations

VILT 120 min





Business User - Finance

Description

Plan, track, and report on cloud spend. Skills learned in this track include cost allocation, budgeting, analyzing spending trends, managing cloud reservations, and eliminating wasted spend.

Enrollment

Enrollment requires a coupon code. Make sure you are logged in to CloudHealth Academy (found under "?" in the CloudHealth Platform) before clicking the Enroll button below.

Attending Your Session

Don't forget to bring your computer and log in to your CloudHealth account. Ready to attend your session? Follow the directions found here.

Course Name Delivery Method Duration

Clarifying Your Cloud Costs

This course highlights how to use CloudHealth for accurate reporting, cost allocation, chargeback or showback, and budgeting.
    By the end of this course, you should be able to:
  • Determine actual cloud costs
  • Identify cost trends and analyze variance
  • Change the grouping of data displayed within reports
  • Allocate costs to relevant business groups using Perspectives
  • Input budgets into CloudHealth
  • Measure actual spend against financial targets
VILT 90 min

Maximizing Your Cloud ROI

This course drills into multiple CloudHealth reports to identify cost saving opportunities. Leverage policies and cloud automation to help manage costs, budgets, and reservations.
    By the end of this course, you should be able to:
  • Recognize areas of high spend
  • Identify cost saving opportunities
  • Assess how finance teams can add to RI purchase decisions
  • Establish alerts to help manage RIs and budget for cash outflows
  • Build policies to alert on cost and budget thresholds

VILT 90 min





Business User - DevOps

Description

Analyze and maintain deployed cloud assets, identify cost optimizations, and reduce spend. Skills learned in this track include tracking costs against a budget, analyzing infrastructure for rightsizing, purchasing reservations, and configuring new accounts.

Users who have attended the Core Team training do not need to take the DevOps training.

Enrollment

Enrollment requires a coupon code. Make sure you are logged in to CloudHealth Academy (found under "?" in the CloudHealth Platform) before clicking the Enroll button below.

Attending Your Session

Don't forget to bring your computer and log in to your CloudHealth account. Ready to attend your session? Follow the directions found here.

Course Name Delivery Method Duration

Laying the Groundwork for Cloud Efficiency

This course highlights how important good Perspectives and healthy accounts are and shows how to leverage reporting and policies to identify cost trends and baselines.
    By the end of this course, you should be able to:
  • Verify that accounts/subscriptions are healthy for accurate reporting
  • Design effective Perspectives groups for use in reporting
  • Build policies to track missing tags
  • Use reporting to determine cost trends and anomalies
  • Identify noncompliant infrastructure

VILT 90 min

Optimizing Your Cloud Infrastructure

This course looks at common areas of high spend to help analyze and identify potential cost savings through reducing usage, rightsizing, or reserving assets.
    By the end of this course, you should be able to:
  • Analyze high spend items for cost saving opportunities
  • Build policies to alert on nonconforming assets or large cost changes
  • Evaluate underutilized resources for rightsizing
  • Design custom rightsizing policies
  • Identify assets for purchasing reservations

VILT 90 min





Casual User

Description

Learn how to use basic functionality of CloudHealth. Skills learned in this track include leveraging common reports and optimization tools in the platform, building simple policies, and gaining an understanding of Perspectives.

Enrollment

Our Intro courses are free to all. Make sure you are logged in to CloudHealth Academy (found under "?" in the CloudHealth Platform) before clicking the Enroll buttons below.

Attending Your Session

Don't forget to bring your computer and log in to your CloudHealth account. Ready to attend your session? Follow the directions found here.

Course Name Delivery Method Duration

Intro to the CloudHealth Platform

Navigate through the platform to learn about the key areas of functionality and how they will benefit you. This course is available as a self-paced eLearning.
    This course covers the following:
  • Dashboard Overview and Platform Navigation
  • Perspectives Overview
  • Pulse Reports
  • Policies Overview
  • InterActive Reporting Basics

VILT, eLearning 45-60 min

Intro to Perspectives

Perspectives give you a framework by which you can categorize all of the assets within your infrastructure. This session will show you the ins and outs of creating well-defined Perspectives.
    This course covers the following:
  • Perspective Strategy and Design
  • Categorization
  • Searching

eLearning 30 min

Intro to Reports and Recommendations

This session highlights the power of our InterActive reports when viewing and customizing cost allocation and usage reports. We'll also cover recommendations for security adherence against AWS best practices, opportunities to rightsize for cost savings, and analyzing your AWS reservation utilization.
    This course covers the following:
  • Cost Summary Pulse Report
  • Cost and Usage Reports
  • Performance Analyses
  • Security Recommendations
  • Rightsizing Reports
  • RI Analysis and Modification

VILT 45 min

Intro to Optimization and Governance

Leverage policies and cloud automation to help manage your infrastructure. This course will show you how to set up policies to alert you when certain conditions are met or even take automated action. We'll show you an action plan to optimize your infrastructure and reduce your costs.
    This course covers the following:
  • Health Check Pulse Review
  • Using Template Policies
  • Custom Policies Framework
  • Common Areas of Optimization

VILT 45 min