Cloudability News & How-to's

Cloudability News & How-to's

Optimizing your DynamoDB costs
When it comes to hosted NoSQL database services, look no further than Amazon DynamoDB. Fully managed, fast, and boasting powerful horizontal scaling capabilities, DynamoDB has been one of the most talked about AWS services since its release in 2012 as the implementation of Amazon’s own Dynamo principles. It’s a powerful tool, but making the most… Read more
Nothing can save you money on your cloud costs like using Reserved Instances. They require no changes or optimization to your infrastructure from your technical teams plus you can save up to 60% on your Cloud spend — as long as you’re buying the right RIs at the right time. Throughout our Reserved Instances series,… Read more
August in review
It’s hard to believe it’s almost September! Time flies when you’re managing cloud costs. Check out what’s new this month from Cloudy HQ. What’s new? It’s been a quiet month for the product, with all engineering teams heads down as we fire up our engines for re:Invent 2015. But watch the skies—we’ve got big things… Read more
AWS data transfer costs
Data transfer costs can be a nasty surprise for folks new to AWS—and a big headache for even the most advanced users. However, they can be reigned in. Controlling your data transfer costs comes down to understanding how they work, and architecting accordingly. What are data transfer costs? Data transfer costs are fees for moving… Read more