AWS Cloud Financial Management

Category: Best Practices

Get AWS Cost Anomaly Detection alert notifications in Slack through AWS Chatbot

Get near real-time visibility into anomalous spend by receiving AWS Cost Anomaly Detection alert notifications in Slack using AWS Chatbot. With faster visibility and insights you can reduce cost surprises, enhance control, and proactively increase savings. AWS Cost Anomaly Detection uses advanced Machine Learning to help identify and evaluate the root cause of spend anomalies. […]

Key ways to start optimizing your AWS cloud costs

With AWS, you can take control of your cost and continuously optimize your cloud spend, while building modern, scalable applications to meet your needs. Sounds simple enough, right? But, there will be a learning curve to understand what tools and resources to use for specific purposes.

Top 3 things to know about getting Started with Cloud Financial Management

Do you want to transform your business with cost transparency, control, forecasting, and optimization, but don’t know where to start? You’re not alone. Here are our answers to the top 3 customer questions and the top 3 key takeaways to help you start transforming your business by managing and optimizing your spend.

Putting AWS re:Invent 2021 Cost Optimization Announcements into Practice

Putting AWS re:Invent 2021 cost optimization announcements into practice

Following re:Invent 2021 and all the amazing announcements, there are so many new and exciting ways for customers to optimize cloud spend. This blog highlights some opportunities that customers could really benefit from, and offers guidance on how to take advantage of them, and, therefore, the savings.

A Detailed Overview of the Cost Intelligence Dashboard

Voiced by Amazon Polly As your business grows on AWS, so too does the need for cost and usage visibility and custom cost reporting tailored for your organization. Good Cloud Financial Management (CFM) targets for your AWS usage can include (but are not limited to) Reserved Instance and Savings Plans coverage, average hourly cost of […]

Sneak Peek of re:Invent 2021 Cloud Financial Management Sessions & Events

Each year, we share a preview of what Cloud Financial Management (CFM) themed sessions you can look for at AWS re:Invent, so you can pre-register and reserve your seats at the sessions you find interesting. This year marks the 10th anniversary of AWS re:Invent and we’re excited to celebrate with our customers back in Las […]

Cost Control Blog Series #3: How to Handle Cost Shock

Voiced by Amazon Polly One of the biggest benefits of the cloud is the ability to scale dynamically and reduce costs by paying for only what you use, when you need it. However, when development teams aren’t prepared for this newfound flexibility, cost shock and unexpected cost spikes can occur. If you are new to […]

Upgrade Amazon OpenSearch Service Domains to the Latest Instance Types to Optimize Your Costs

In this blog, we will share the benefits to upgrade your Amazon OpenSearch Service instances to the latest generations, how you can identify the instances of older generations and configure your Amazon OpenSearch Service domain changes to upgrade the instance types, and how you can receive recommendations and purchase your Amazon OpenSearch Service Reserved Instances.