Don’t worry, Reserved Instances will still be around. You just don’t have to think about them anymore unless you want to.
When it comes to the exact cost cross-AZ data transfer, the AWS documentation is a bit ambiguous. So I ran a little experiment to figure out how much it costs to move data between availability zones in the same region.
The only vendors selling multi-cloud dashboards are the ones who’d be out of business if you didn’t buy them.
AWS is very eager to tell you something that they can’t quite articulate.
How much does it cost to move a terabyte of data in AWS? Who the hell knows. We tried though, and created a diagram to illustrate it.
ConvertKit posted their AWS bill, so I’ve given it a full analysis just like I do for our clients. Here’s six easy ways to improve their AWS bill.
Many cost optimization companies will talk about right-sizing instances or VMs as if it were trivial. Many companies have no idea about what they speak.
The internet lost its mind when it came out that Lyft is paying AWS $300 million dollars. I’ve got four reasons for you why they’re smart to do it.
AWS Enterprise Support is a fantastic waste of money–unless you use the support it buys you properly, at which point it becomes a jewel beyond price.
The idea of having multiple AWS accounts in your organization broken out not just by team but also by cost center isn’t the terrible idea that some people (including me until a year or two ago!) tend to assume it is. Permit me to explain why.
Today Randall Hunt posted an “emotional rant about AWS support” chronicling what he’s seen from them over the past ten years, and invited others to chime in with their experiences. Given that I’m arguably one of the four most sarcastic observers of AWS in the world, I figured I’d take him up on that invitation […]