AWS Cost Management

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Leveraging the CFM lever to move your business world

“Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world” – Archimedes. 451 Research’s recent whitepaper “Cloud Financial Management, Small Changes Can Make Big Impacts” (April 2020) highlights how organizations who are able to embrace the CFM lever correctly are able to accelerate both top […]

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Manage your Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) costs using AWS Budgets

by Deirdre Corley (Senior Product Manager – Amazon EFS) and Matthew Cowsert (Senior Product Manager – AWS Cost Management)   Introduction Since Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) launched in mid-2016, AWS customers have been taking advantage of the low-cost, cloud-native, fully managed NFS file system for Linux-based workloads. Recently we’ve been hearing from EFS customers […]

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Back to Basics: Getting Started with AWS Billing Console

Managing your AWS costs and usage doesn’t have to be difficult. The AWS Billing Console is your one-stop-shop for accessing your billing, payments, and cost management information and capabilities. During this post, I will cover how you can use the Billing Console as your hub for managing your billing, payments, and cost management workflows. Getting […]

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Cost Management at re:Invent: Key Takeaways

And just like that, the Expo Hall portion of the re:Invent conference is officially closed for 2019! The AWS Cost Management booth staff would like to thank the hundreds of you who took the time to stop by and share anecdotes about your cloud financial management journey with us. We also appreciate your feedback on […]

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Launch: Instance Family Coverage Budgets

AWS’s dizzyingly fast launch cadence (across 165+ services) can make it difficult for anyone to stay up to date on recent releases. In that vein, I was recently reading through the AWS Cost Management Release Notes, and I was reminded of a recent feature release that’s a quick win if you want to keep a […]

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Launch: Variable Budget Targets for Cost and Usage Budgets

AWS Budgets gives you the ability to create custom budgets based on your costs, usage, or reservations. You receive alerts when you exceed (or are forecasted to exceed) your budgeted amount. Using the new AWS Budgets planning features, you can specify variable budget targets for each month or quarter for up to one year in […]

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