Archive of posts with category 'AWS'

AWS Cost Governance for Project Managers

The rise of cloud computing has simplified life for developers, but the economics of cloud computing can be complex. While C-level executives could wrap their heads around physical data centers,...

Use T3 Instances to Cut Down On Your EC2 Bill

Amazon AWS is a significant expense for many software companies. While there are many ways to save money, developers aren’t typically cost-aware and stick with the most common services. Team...

How to Create Billing Alerts for Your AWS Costs

Were you suddenly hit with a surprise bill? Are you struggling to bring your costs under control?

Understand and Optimize Your AWS Data Transfer Costs

Data is one of your business’s most valuable assets and cloud infrastructure provides the access and flexibility needed to unlock its value. While it’s easy to quickly move data around...

When Should You Use AWS Spot Instances?

Many organizations use a combination of Reserved Instances, On-Demand Instances, SavingsPlans and Spot Instances to support their applications and manage their costs. While Spot Instances are too unpredictable for most...

How to Detect AWS Cost Anomalies Before They Spiral Out of Control

Cost awareness is becoming an increasingly important part of engineering culture. With tighter corporate budgets, especially following the COVID-19 outbreak, many organizations are putting AWS resources under a microscope. The...

The CFO’s Guide to Managing AWS Costs

Modern CFOs are intimately involved with IT given the digitization of just about everything. As a growing number of companies transition to the cloud, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is quickly...

How Tagging Resources Can Reduce Your AWS Bill

Amazon AWS has revolutionized everything from simple file storage to complex data processing tasks. From students to Fortune 100 companies, anyone can tap virtually limitless storage and processing power in...

Using AWS Athena To Convert A CSV File To Parquet

Running into issues with using Athena to convert a CSV file to Parquet or have a random AWS question? We would love to help if we can, for free. Check...

Introduction to AWS Reserved Instances

There is nothing I love more than saving money (except maybe delicious food). And I don’t know too many people who don’t love saving money, not to mention making the...

Building A Serverless Event-Driven Pipeline That Boosts Your AWS Monitoring Efforts

Event-Driven Architecture An event-driven architecture is one in which a system reacts to events that are emitted by other systems. The definition of an event can vary based on the...

Analyzing The Cost Of Your AWS Serverless Functions Using Faast.js

What is faast.js? Faast.js is an open source project that streamlines invoking serverless functions like AWS Lambda. It allows you to invoke your serverless functions as if they were regular...

AWS Summit Chicago Guide: The Best Things To Do, Eat And See In The Area

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