12. AWS Organizations & Consolidate Billing

AWS Organizations: AWS Organizations is an account management service that enables to consolidate multiple AWS accounts into an organization that we create and centrally manage.

Advantages of Consolidate Billing:
i) One bill per AWS account
ii) Very easy to track charges and allocate costs
iii) Volume pricing discount

i) Paying (root) account should be used for billing purposes only. Do not deploy resources into the paying account.
ii) Enable/ Disable AWS services using Service Control Policies (SCP) either on OU or on individual accounts.