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Introducing AWS MAP Tracker – Maximize MAP Funding, Track Progress & Automatically Tag Resources with nOps AWS Migration Tool

Reading Time: 3 minutes Tracking your migration progress can be challenging as there are several moving pieces. To maximize your MAP funding, you have to stay on schedule and also make sure all of your resources are tagged properly. Every day that you have resources that are not tagged properly, you lose money, leading to thousands of dollars wasted…

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GraphQL: Cloud Data to Visualize AWS Infrastructure Resources

Reading Time: 4 minutes How using GraphQL and nOps can give you answers about your infrastructure faster. AWS Infrastructure Visualization is Needed to Simplify Cloud Administration. The number of elements used in the AWS infrastructure is constantly growing, at the same time the number of relationships and dependencies between services is also growing. For example, to run and configure…

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How to Integrate nOps SDK With Terraform to Shift Left and Reduce Cloud Cost

Reading Time: 3 minutes How the nOps SDK helps determine impact on cloud cost before you commit your IAC files to master and break the budget.

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Automate AWS Reserved Instances to Save up to 30% over On-Demand Cost

Reading Time: 4 minutes You’re a DevOps engineer and your boss comes to you and says, “We need to buy Reserved Instances to cut our costs.” You do some googling to learn more about RIs; you learn there are different types of Reserved Instances: Standard and Convertible. A Standard Reserved Instance provides a more significant discount than a Convertible…

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Pros and Cons of Azure Chargeback

Reading Time: 3 minutes Azure chargeback is a cost allocation strategy of charging all business units in your organization. The Azure Cost Management Billing Console allows you to create a chargeback model for all business units in your organization.

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What Are the Economic Advantages of the Cloud?

Reading Time: 3 minutes The public cloud offers several cost-saving and profit-making advantages. According to Salesforce, over 90% of businesses that adopt the cloud increase their security. These businesses save money that would go on remediating security risks. The cloud also eliminates capital expenditure; small businesses can quickly deploy problem-solving solutions to the market. Cloud computing is a disruptive…

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Design Principles for the 5 Pillars of Azure Well-Architected Framework

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Azure Well-Architected Framework is a set of best practices to help design, test, and monitor the Azure cloud. Azure’s internal team built these principles after studying various patterns from cloud costs to security. Resources that meet Azure Well-Architected best practices are more likely to recover from failures while adapting to changes in workloads. The…

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Why You Need to Migrate Your On-Premises IT to Azure Infrastructure

Reading Time: 3 minutes Microsoft Azure is the second leading public cloud provider after AWS (Amazon Web Services). When you migrate an on-premise IT to Azure infrastructure, you will get many services, offers, and third-party tools. You can launch several services like Compute VMs (Virtual Machines), Machine-learning apps, Data analysis, Backup, networking, and many more on Azure Infrastructure. A…

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What Is Cloud FinOps?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Cloud FinOps is a cloud financial management system aimed to achieve maximum business value. It is a cultural practice that combines the best practices and organizational culture to achieve financial accountability to the variable spend model of the cloud. This operational framework brings together business, finance, and technology together to accelerate business value and drive…

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