Cloudability News & How-to's

Cloudability News & How-to's

Blended rates on AWS

When an AWS user has linked accounts within a Consolidated Billing account family, AWS calculates something called a “blended rate” and includes it in the billing reports for that customer. We get a lot of questions from our own customers about what exactly this means and what it should be used for, especially compared to…

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Unlocking the secrets of AWS billing reports
When you use resources on Amazon Web Services, Amazon records your usage data and accompanying cost data in several different locations. In addition to the information available through the standard set of billing and cost management tools that AWS provides in the console, you can also access several different types of billing reports which provide… Read more
Cloudability budget alert
With numerous AWS resources being turned on, turned off, allocated and reallocated across your infrastructure on a daily basis, it can be easy to lose track of how many dollars your instances are racking up. Checking your Cloudability dashboard is a great way to get an update on your spending and usage across tags, accounts,… Read more
AWS Summit Sydney 2015
Despite the storm of the century, Sydneysiders flocked to the AWS Summit last week. The event was held in the cavernous Hordern Pavilion on a 4-sided stage configured in the way you might expect to see a boxing match. The keynote opened with a loud, electronic music-fueled video touting AWS’s growth in the Asia Pacific… Read more