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Cloud Native Architectures by Piyum Zonooz, Erik Farr, Kamal Arora, Tom Laszewski

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Account structure design

The account structure design strategy is the start of it all, and each company will have different requirements for how they will want to set up their accounts. For smaller companies that will have just a few workloads running in the cloud, a single account may be sufficient. As the size and complexity of an organization grows, it is common to have many accounts that allow for desecrate billing, the separation of duties, a reduced blast radius, and the specialization of environment or governance requirements. Using a hierarchical structure, where there is a master account and many sub-accounts, is common. This will give limited visibility across accounts but still keep the ability to federate certain aspects, such ...

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