AWS Compute Blog

Category: AWS Cost Management

Optimizing AWS Lambda cost and performance using AWS Compute Optimizer

This post is authored by Brooke Chen, Senior Product Manager for AWS Compute Optimizer, Letian Feng, Principal Product Manager for AWS Compute Optimizer, and Chad Schmutzer, Principal Developer Advocate for Amazon EC2 Optimizing compute resources is a critical component of any application architecture. Over-provisioning compute can lead to unnecessary infrastructure costs, while under-provisioning compute can […]

Read More

Introducing Spot Blueprints, a template generator for frameworks like Kubernetes and Apache Spark

This post is authored by Deepthi Chelupati, Senior Product Manager for Amazon EC2 Spot Instances, and Chad Schmutzer, Principal Developer Advocate for Amazon EC2 Customers have been using EC2 Spot Instances to save money and scale workloads to new levels for over a decade. Launched in late 2009, Spot Instances are spare Amazon EC2 compute […]

Read More

Using cost allocation tags with AWS ParallelCluster

This post is courtesy of Dario La Porta, Senior Consultant, HPC. With high performance computing (HPC) workloads running in the AWS Cloud, customers can scale workloads easily and select from a variety of instance types. With this additional flexibility, elasticity, and scale, it’s important to track your costs and resource utilization for specific projects or […]

Read More

10 things you can do today to reduce AWS costs

This post is contributed by Shankar Ramachandran, SA Specialist, Cost Optimization Introduction AWS’s breadth of services and pricing options offer the flexibility to effectively manage your costs, and still keep the performance and capacity per your business requirement. While the fundamental process of cost optimization on AWS remains the same – monitor your AWS costs and usage, […]

Read More
Chris Munns presenting 'Building microservices with AWS Lambda' at re:Invent 2019

ICYMI: Serverless Q4 2019

Welcome to the eighth edition of the AWS Serverless ICYMI (in case you missed it) quarterly recap. Every quarter, we share the most recent product launches, feature enhancements, blog posts, webinars, Twitch live streams, and other interesting things that you might have missed! In case you missed our last ICYMI, checkout what happened last quarter […]

Read More
Figure 5: Resource Automation using Serverless Scheduler - A deeper look A deeper dive in to Part 2, resource allcoation.

Decoupled Serverless Scheduler To Run HPC Applications At Scale on EC2

This post is written by Ludvig Nordstrom and Mark Duffield | on November 27, 2019 In this blog post, we dive in to a cloud native approach for running HPC applications at scale on EC2 Spot Instances, using a decoupled serverless scheduler. This architecture is ideal for many workloads in the HPC and EDA industries, and […]

Read More

Serverless Automated Cost Controls, Part1

This post courtesy of Shankar Ramachandran, Pubali Sen, and George Mao In line with AWS’s continual efforts to reduce costs for customers, this series focuses on how customers can build serverless automated cost controls. This post provides an architecture blueprint and a sample implementation to prevent budget overruns. This solution uses the following AWS products: […]

Read More