8 New Features Recently Announced by AWS That Help Reduce Spend

We’re always on the alert for new angles to save money on cloud services, which is often exciting and sometimes challenging, considering the pace at which providers introduce new services. AWS continues to announce new features on a daily basis … Read More

AWS EBS Performance – Confused?

  Updated on May 15, 2018 AWS EBS performance is bit of a mystery to many customers, especially to those not familiar with many factors that impact storage performance. Often customers provision PIOPS EBS volumes to achieve guaranteed performance and … Read More

‘Optimize CPUs for AWS EC2 instances’ – A Cost Reduction Opportunity

AWS recently announced a feature called ‘Optimize vCPUs for EC2 Instances’. This new feature actually has two parts to it. Custom number of CPU cores Custom number of Threads per core With this new feature AWS now allows customers to … Read More

An Open Source Tool Using AWS Cost Explorer APIs for Reporting RI Recommendations, RI Coverage

In my last blog post, I introduced Cost Reporter, An Open Source tool using AWS Cost Explorer APIs for Reporting AWS Costs.  The Cost Reporter utility could be use to report cost information about your AWS environment. I received requests … Read More