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AWS Well-Architected Framework

The AWS Well-Architected Framework helps you to build the most secure, high-performing, resilient, and efficient infrastructure possible for your applications.



What is it?

The AWS Well-Architected Framework helps you to build the most secure, high-performing, resilient, and efficient infrastructure possible for your applications. This framework represents a series of powerful guidelines which help users of AWS maintain compliance and security, as part of the Shared Responsibility Model.

Why should I use the AWS Well-Architected Framework?

Anyone building workloads critical to the operation of their business with AWS should apply the framework to help build and deploy stacks faster, mitigate or lower risks and make informed decisions.

In more detail

The AWS Framework details architectural best practices for designing and operating the most secure and efficient cloud environments. It is made up of five pillars - Operational Excellence, Security, Reliability, Performance Efficiency and Cost Optimization - to help you make informed decisions with lower risks and faster deployment times.

How can Cloud Conformity help?

Cloud Conformity monitors your compliance with the Well-Architected Framework using the related rules shown below, and provides a report for quick, automated assessment.

To view the status of your environments against these rules in Cloud Conformity simply:

  • Head to “Browse All Checks”
  • Open "Filter Checks"
  • Select “AWS Well Architected Framework”
  • Scroll down to see the results

Cloud Conformity checks your infrastructure for AWS Well-Architected Framework compliance with 461 rules currently supported, list to follow soon.