Archive for Tag: Cloud Billing

Saving money on AWS Part 3: Clean up your crumbs.

  I must admit, I was massively disappointed with the shortage of knowledge on cleaning up crumbs – and I’m talking generic crumbs, not even those specific to pies.  If you’ve followed the path of rightsizing correctly and purchased...

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Saving money on AWS Part 2: How to have your pie and eat it.

Reserved instances (RI’s and other lesser known reservation options) are a great way to save money.  But they can also be quite confusing, especially when it comes to things like cross-account RI float, size flexibility and variable attributes. Let’s...

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Saving money on AWS Part 1: Choose the right filling for your compute pie.

When it comes to cutting costs on AWS, the biggest chunk to aim for is compute cost.  In our experience,compute services – think anything EC2 backed – make up almost 70% of an organization’s AWS spend, which makes it...

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