What is AWS CloudTrail?

What is AWS CloudTrail?

AWS CloudTrail is a crucial governance and auditing tool for any company operating in the cloud. At its core, this service records all activity in your AWS environments in the form of CloudTrail Events, which are specific API requests that can originate from.

What Are AWS EC2 Spot Instances?

What Are AWS EC2 Spot Instances?

Spot instances are a purchasing model for EC2 compute instances that use spare EC2 capacity for a fraction of the On Demand price. This can bring you fantastic billing discounts, as you can save up to 90% compared to the On Demand model, depending on the conditions of your spot purchase.

Formula Building and Compare Functionality for AWS Pricing

Formula Building and Compare Functionality for AWS Pricing

The AWS Pricing add-on for Google Sheets is a phenomenal tool for efficiently analyzing, forecasting, and optimizing your AWS costs. Its intuitive interface seamlessly integrates current AWS pricing information into your spreadsheets, allowing you to stay up-to-date with the latest cloud cost values, and simplifying cost management for multiple members of your organization.

Cost Allocation Tagging

Cost Allocation Tagging

An idea we’ve pushed forward pretty consistently is that cost management in the cloud is a complex endeavor, and actions must be taken if you want to avoid surprises by the time you receive your monthly bill.

Reserved Instances or Savings Plans

Reserved Instances or Savings Plans

Cost optimization is one of the pillars for the efficient usage of AWS. However, inspecting and understanding AWS billing reports can be a challenging task. This is true whether your company embraced the cloud from the start or if you just began migrating your projects.