AWS Cloud Financial Management

Category: Compute

AWS Cloud Financial Management August Recap

In the month of August, AWS Cloud Financial Management (CFM) team has made several feature enhancements that can make your CFM journey a bit easier. AWS celebrated the 15 year anniversary of Amazon EC2. Another successful CFM peer connect event was concluded. New customer story and CFM content have been published. Learn more about these updates.

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Amazon EC2 – 15 Years of Optimizing and Saving Your IT Costs

As we celebrate the upcoming 15 years birthday of Amazon EC2, we walked down memory lane and took a look at all the customer-centric cost optimization resources available for you.

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Selecting a unit metric to support your business

Voiced by Amazon Polly September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Having discussed what unit metrics are, real-life use cases, and the benefits they offer, we’ll share how you can create a good unit metric. So, how do you pick a good denominator for our unit metric formula? […]

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Update: Amazon ECS Product Name Change in the AWS Billing and Cost Management

Voiced by Amazon Polly   If you are currently using Amazon ECS and have set up your cost reporting with specific service filters to track your Amazon ECS cost and usage, please read this blog post. February 16, 2021, the product name of Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) was changed from “EC2 Container Service” to […]

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Cost Reporting Based on AWS Organizations Account ID Tags

This blog post shares how you can build cost reports based on AWS Organizations Account tags.  Learn how you can retrieve your account information, including tags from AWS Organizations, get your cost details from the AWS Cost Explorer API, and store this information in a CSV file in Amazon S3.

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Finding savings from 2020 re:Invent announcements

Find cost savings from 2020 re:Invent announcements. Learn how you can save with Amazon EBS gp3; monitor and save your AWS Lambda cost with CloudWatch Lambda Insights; and save cost for your Amazon Athena usage with engine version 2 and control costs for your Athena workgroups with CloudWatch Query Metrics.

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A Conversation with Duda’s DevOps team

One of our focuses this year is to share more customer stories with you. We recently sat down with one of our customers and a valued partner – Duda to reflect upon their Cloud Financial Management (CFM) journey. In this blog post, we will give you a brief overview on how they tackled this important task.

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Cost Allocation Blog Series #4: Visualize Data Transfer Costs with Cost and Usage Reports, Athena, and QuickSight

The right level of visibility into the shared costs allows organizations to understand the main drivers for these costs and provides insights into cost optimization opportunities. In this blog post, we will share tips on how you can visualize data transfer cost details available in AWS Cost and Usage Reports (AWS CUR) for analysis using Amazon Athena and Amazon QuickSight. 

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AWS Cost Explorer Rightsizing Recommendations Integrates with AWS Compute Optimizer

AWS Cost Explorer now delivers rightsizing recommendations across EC2 instance families through an integration with AWS Compute Optimizer, adding to existing support for rightsizing recommendations within the same instance family. To access Cost Explorer Rightsizing Recommendations, click on “Recommendations” in the left navigation pane, followed by “View All” in the “Resource optimization recommendations” section of the […]

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Launch: Compute Savings Plans now cover AWS Lambda Usage

We are excited to announce that AWS Compute Savings Plans now cover your Lambda usage! Customers have been excited about Savings Plans since their introduction in November. The reason is that Savings Plans provide additional flexibility, while retaining the savings potential that Reserved Instances are known for. With the inclusion of AWS Lambda to Compute […]

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