AWS Cloud Financial Management
Tag: Optimize and Save
Kickstart your cost optimization efforts with confidence
How can you build a “team” that understands, executes, and optimizes CFM strategies that maximize business value from the cloud? We share ways you can accelerate your stakeholders’ optimization efforts, and establish and encourage cross-team communication to learn from each other, share what’s worked well, and accelerate best practice adoption.
ICYMI: Forecasting, estimating, tracking, and optimizing cloud spend
This month, we’ve curated AWS resources to help you better implement cost planning, get quicker estimates for your EC2 instances, deploy a unit metrics dashboard, and learn from both our research and customers about the benefits of establishing and maturing your CFM programs.
4 questions to consider when starting your CFM journey
When starting your CFM practice, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed, or like you’re already behind the curve. You’re not alone. To help, we’ve answered the top 4 questions we hear from customers when they’re first getting started so you can kickstart your Cloud Financial Management journey with confidence. Is there a particular order that you […]
Using AWS tools to implement your Cloud Financial Management strategy
To operationalize your CFM strategy, you need to identify what tools are available to help you allocate, visualize, and control your AWS cost and usage. In this blog, we’ll share our latest CFM Talk session, where we walk you through an example optimization (using AWS Graviton) to shed light on the framework for how you should think about each CFM pillar and layer tooling into your strategy.
How-to chargeback shared services: An AWS Transit Gateway example
In this blog, we will review how to define a chargeback and cost allocation strategy, and then walk you through a reference architecture to build and automate the chargeback process. The example will provide prescriptive guidance to chargeback AWS Transit Gateway costs.
Empower your engineers to take an active role in cost optimization
A vital element of proactive cost optimization is empowering engineering teams, since they are owners of the AWS resources and services deployed. Let’s explore the ways you can help your engineering teams mature independently to take a more proactive role in cost optimization.
5 steps to establishing proactive cloud cost optimization
Cloud cost optimization is often implemented as a reactive activity, despite being intrinsically proactive by nature. By implementing these 5 cloud cost optimization best practices, you can ensure proactivity as you maximize realized business value and take advantage of the flexibility, agility, and scalability of cloud technologies and services.
Starting your Cloud Financial Management journey: Cost savings
In this blog, we’ll share tools you can setup, pricing models you can take advantage of, and services you can use that will help you identify cost optimization opportunities in your workloads.
AWS Compute Optimizer launches support for Amazon ECS services on AWS Fargate
One of the most common customer requests we receive is related to supporting containerized applications. Compute Optimizer now has recommendations to help you identify optimal CPU and memory configurations for Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) services running on AWS Fargate.
Optimize AWS costs without architectural changes or engineering overhead
Learn how you can optimize your current AWS footprint with little to no architectural changes. Focus on improving price-to-performance without introducing engineering overhead, large planning cycles, and significant time investment.