AWS Cloud Financial Management

Category: AWS Compute Optimizer

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New – Rightsizing Recommendations for Amazon RDS MySQL and RDS PostgreSQL in AWS Compute Optimizer

Starting today, AWS Compute Optimizer delivers new recommendations for Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) MySQL and PostgreSQL databases. These recommendations help you detect idle RDS instances and identify the optimal instance types and provisioned IOPS settings for your existing RDS DB instances, so you can reduce costs for idle and over-provisioned RDS DB instances or increase the performance of under-provisioned workloads.

Optimize costs by automating AWS Compute Optimizer recommendations

Optimize costs by automating AWS Compute Optimizer recommendations

AWS Compute Optimizer is a powerful tool that offers recommendations to optimize your Amazon EC2 instances, helping you identify suitable instance types, reduce underutilized resources, and enhance performance. In this blog post, we will explore AWS Compute Optimizer and demonstrate how to automatically apply its recommendations, resulting in significant cost savings and improved resource efficiency.

Recap of 2023 reinvent CFM launches

Recap of AWS re:Invent 2023 Cloud Financial Management Product Launch Announcements

If you’re scratching your head and trying to catch up with all the re:Invent launch announcements from the AWS Cloud Financial Management team, let me walk you through how your FinOps experience may be improved for better with the latest capabilities that were just released last week at AWS re:Invent 2023. I’ve also included recordings of these launch announcements, so you can watch these at your own pace.

rightsizing recommendation preferences in Compute Optimizer

How to take advantage of Rightsizing recommendation preferences in Compute Optimizer

Rightsizing recommendation preferences allows you to adjust both CPU headroom and thresholds, configure a new 32-day lookback period option, and set instance family preferences at the organization, account, or regional level. With this feature, Compute Optimizer provides greater transparency on how the recommendations are generated and the ability for you to configure EC2 rightsizing recommendations for higher savings and performance sensitivity, aligning recommendations with your business needs. Let’s explore what you can achieve through this new feature.

2023 Q3 CFM Recap

AWS Cloud Financial Management 2023 Q3 Launch Recap

Thanks to our product and engineering teams’ tireless efforts in building new capabilities for AWS Cloud Financial Management portfolio, I get to talk about these amazing features. Let’s take a look at what we’ve made available for you in the last quarter.

AWS re:Invent 2023 Know Before You Go: a guide to Cloud Financial Management programs

If you’re planning to attend the AWS re:Invent 2023 and wondering what Cloud Financial Management sessions and activities you should participate, look no further! In this blog post, we’ll take a sneak peek into these programs. Hope it can help you navigate re:Invent like a true CFM pro and learn and meet with like-minded FinOps professionals.

ICYMI: Optimize your EBS volumes, networks, and overall costs

In this first ICYMI blog of 2023, we’re sharing articles from across the AWS blogosphere and AWS Cloud Financial Management, to help you start the year off right. Explore these resources to understand and start implementing important optimizations from varying perspectives. Whether you’re in a technical, financial, or business role, these optimizations can help you […]

AWS Cloud Financial Management 2022 Q4 recap

Hope you all had a memorable holiday and are ready to kickstart your Cloud Financial Management (CFM) effort for 2023. We were busy in Q4 last year and want to make sure you don’t miss anything. If you just started following our blog channel, we’ve provided reference links in this blog so you have the […]