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Learn Amazon Web Services in a Month of Lunches by David Clinton

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Chapter 10. Pushing back against the chaos: using resource tags

While following along with the lab exercises in previous chapters, you’ve likely been through the steps for launching an EC2 instance at least a few times. With a little luck, you’ve also gotten yourself tangled up in the process once or twice so that “a few times” really means “I lost count after a dozen.” Failure, as I never tire of reminding myself, is our friend.

Having been through the drill so often, you may be wondering about that Add Tags page I keep skipping over, mumbling excuses like “We’ll get back to that a bit later.” Well, “a bit later” just called: it’s for you.

10.1. What are resource tags?

As you probably already figured out on your own, tags are key/value pairs ...

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