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DRAFT — How to Right-Size Amazon EC2, Amazon RDS, and Amazon S3 — Continuously

Users of the nOps cloud management platform tell us that they are achieving impressive AWS cost savings of up to 50% — which is essential to lean, fast-growth organizations that need to stretch every dollar – especially in today’s business climate. “nOps allows me to operationalize costs and get them in front of the engineers […]
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Understanding Networking Costs in AWS: Data Transfer Costs by Usage Type

In this series of blog posts, we’re doing a deep dive into AWS networking costs. In the previous post, we covered bandwidth costs related to Operation. In this post, I’ll cover Usage type, and how these charges appear on your AWS bill. And, I’ll provide tips on how the nOps cloud management platform can help […]
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Understanding Networking Costs in AWS: Data Transfer Costs by Operation

In this series of blog posts, we’ll do a deep dive into the costs of AWS services. In this specific post, I’ll cover data transfer costs related to the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) service, and how these charges appear on your AWS bill. There are many line items in the AWS Cost and […]
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How to optimize Amazon EC2 costs by implementing a single Amazon EKS Control Plane

Since the launch of Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS)  at AWS re:Invent in 2017, AWS has continued to deliver innovative capabilities for this service. In particular, innovations that enable a variety of deployment patterns have made Amazon EKS the go-to Kubernetes service for application deployment and scalability. For example, in December 2019, […]
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Avoiding Bill Shock — How to Detect and Mitigate AWS Cost Anomalies

Particularly during this challenging time, many organizations are facing disruption to their operations, budgets, and revenue. Our customers ask us how they can optimize costs to avoid “bill shock” due to anomalous spikes in the cost of AWS services. To eliminate surprises in your AWS invoices, nOps cloud management provides machine learning-based detection of billing […]
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How to Use Spot Instances to Reduce Amazon EC2 Costs by Up to 90% with nOps Spot Advisor

Many of our customers ask for help in reducing the cost of their Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances. While Amazon EC2 offers a variety of instance types — from 0.5 GiB (t3a.nano, t3.nano, t2.nano) to 24 TiB memory (u-24tb1.metal) — it can be challenging to pick the right resource for the right workload. […]
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How to Rightsize Amazon EC2, Amazon RDS, and Amazon S3 — Continuously

How do you ensure that you’re not wasting spend on unused or underutilized resources? You need to rightsize your workloads to achieve cost optimization. But rightsizing is not a “one and done” process. It’s critical to decommission resources that you no longer need and stop resources that are temporarily not needed — and to do […]
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