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Chicago AWS Summit: Things to do, eat and see. Recommendations from a local south-sider.

Heading to the AWS Summit in Chicago on May 30th and need recommendations on things to eat, see or drink near McCormick Place?

Using AWS CloudWatch Insights to fine tune your Lambda functions

It’s not uncommon for folks that are newer to Serverless and AWS Lambda to provision their functions for what they think they will need. In fact, I would venture to...

Interview with GitLab CEO, Sid Sijbrandij: Keys to Developing a Self-Hosted Version of Your App.

We had the opportunity to chat with Sid, the CEO of GitLab, on what it takes to offer a self-hosted version of your software a few weeks ago. GitLab is...

New Feature: Drill Down into Your AWS Cost with our New Dashboard Tool

Here at CloudForecast, we’re constantly gathering product feedback from our customers. We love learning about their problems around AWS cost and figure out ways to build new features to help...

Watch out for Unexpected S3 cost when using Athena

Following up on my last blog post (Using Parquet on Athena to Save Money on AWS), I wanted to share another thought about Athena, specifically how the S3 bucket is...

Using Parquet on Athena to Save Money on AWS

To show you how you can optimize your Athena query and save money, we will use the ‘2018 Flight On-Time Performance’ dataset from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (bts.gov). We...