Cloudability News & How-to's

Cloudability News & How-to's

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As more big data housing and processing workflows move to AWS, the ability to understand and manage the associated costs is becoming increasingly vital. In this blog post, we’ll walk through the most effective strategies for monitoring, controlling, and optimizing the costs of running big data on AWS. Identify your big data usage pattern, and…

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There’s been a lot of talk lately about how fast cloud prices are dropping. It’s understandable, then, that an AWS user might hesitate to lock-in a price today by committing to a 1- or 3-year Reserved Instance term. In fact, this is one of the most common concerns that our customers express when considering a…

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Saving more with AWS Reserved Instances without spending a cent

The pressure’s on: reduce your AWS costs. You know that Reserved Instances are one of the most powerful tools out there for doing so, but they include an upfront fee—and you just don’t have the budget right now to buy any more than you’ve already purchased. You’ve got to make do with what you’ve got….

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Managing AWS costs

Amazon’s billing model allows for agility in innovation (fire up or turn off exactly what you want, when you want it) and for reduced waste (only pay for what you use). However, you can only enjoy these advantages when your usage and accompanying costs can be managed properly. In this 30-minute webinar, we explore the…

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