February in Review: Going back to basics and looking toward the future of cloud management
It’s been a busy month in our world! We went back to basics to offer some guiding principles for cloud management best practices, dug in deeper on some higher level concepts and gave our take on the ins and outs of working with AWS’ new I3 I/O-optimized EC2 instances.
AWS best practices: What you need right now to succeed with Reserved Instances
We walked through the ins and outs of RI purchasing and portfolio management. Follow these best practices and become your organization’s RI champion!
Digging into AWS data transfer costs: finding and lowering them
Curious about how to lower the data transfer line item on your AWS bill? We explored a way to dig into those costs at their sources and learn how to optimize them to improve your AWS cost efficiency.
r4.16xlarge vs. x1.16xlarge: Comparing the cost-efficiencies of these memory giants
AWS released the new R4, memory-optimized instance family in November of 2016. Some folks might wonder how this memory-heavy instance family compares to the X1 family. We compared the m4.16xlarge with the x1.16xlarge to dig into the cost efficiencies of each instance type to find out.
Taking a cost efficiency look at the new I3 I/O-optimized EC2 instances
AWS announced a new addition to its I/O-optimized EC2 instance fleet: the I3. We explored what these new instances deliver and how much more cost-efficient they are compared to the previous generation. and whether the new I3s be right for your disk I/O-heavy workloads.
Big things ahead for 2017!
As we mentioned last month, we’re still hiring for a variety of positions! Take a look and see if anything might be a good fit for you!