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Not Only EC2 – 5 More AWS Services That Can Be Reserved

One of the main reasons most companies move their IT services to the cloud is to save money. With AWS, it is common knowledge that EC2 Reserved Instances exist at a discount compared to the On-Demand rate. RDS is another well-known service which can be reserved, reservations which were analyzed in our previous post. However,… Continue reading >

Learn about the costs of running a relational database options with AWS RDS

How Much Does It Cost to Run Relational Database (RDS) Options on AWS

Most modern applications nowadays are tiered into multiple compute instance groups to increase resilience and elasticity. The most common tiered approach is a 3-tier generalized approach made up of web servers on the first tier, an application server on the second tier, which contains the application’s business logic, and application databases on the third tier…. Continue reading >

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Use Case: Comparing VMware and AWS Cloud Deployment Costs

When looking to move your application to the public cloud, it is important to plan for an optimized and cloud cost efficient configuration. Maybe you already have an application running in the public cloud, but are considering a hybrid cloud configuration that includes migrating certain components to an on-premises environment in order to reduce expenditure… Continue reading >

Find out what is best suited for your business needs: AWS vs. Azure

Price-Performance Cloud Portability: AWS vs. Azure

The term ‘application portability’ arose some time ago, though it’s only gained popularity as of late. So what does the term actually mean and why is it so important? When applications are designed, they’re usually created to fit in with a specific environment, such as hardware, operating systems, middleware, etc. All of these precise dependencies… Continue reading >

Learn about AWS storage cost solutions that could save your business money

Not Only S3: 6 AWS Cloud Storage Cost Use Cases: Part 2

In part 1 of this series, we looked at the pricing models for three AWS storage options: EBS, EFS and Glacier. In this post, we will explore three more storage options to give you a broader view of your storage possibilities, allowing you to optimize your AWS storage cost while still meeting your company’s needs…. Continue reading >

Read about 6 AWS Storage Cost Use Cases

Not Only S3: 6 AWS Cloud Storage Cost Use Cases: Part 1

Whenever cloud computing professionals talk about Amazon Web Services (AWS) and storage, the conversation usually revolves around Amazon S3. However the AWS cloud offers a wide range of storage and cost management options, each of which has its own specific use case. In this two part series, we will talk about various storage options available… Continue reading >

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Google Preemptible VM, AWS Spot Instances and SLA Based (Cloud) Computing

The AWS cloud introduced Spot instances about six years ago. That was very early in terms of public cloud adoption. This week, it was Google’s turn to take a step with their new Preemptible VMs. In addition to reducing the cost of various types of VMs by up to 30%, the new Google Preemptible VMs can… Continue reading >