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

August 27 2015 | by Yoav Mor AWS EC2 reserved instances

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 […]

AWS’ New Powerful C4 Instance and The Complete EC2 Families Guide

March 8 2015 | by Jonathan Nimrodi AWS aws cloud optimization EC2

AWS offers a number of different types of EC2 instances. Each instance type offers different compute, memory, and storage capabilities. Recently, AWS announced the latest generation of their compute optimized EC2 machine. This powerful machine is called the C4 instance […]

EC2 Reserved Instances Buying Power Tool

September 21 2014 | by Zev Schonberg EC2 EC2 cost ec2 pricing

One of the challenging areas in AWS cloud cost management is determining which pricing model – On-Demand or Reserved – should be used for your EC2 deployment. On-demand instances are very dynamic, with no upfront fees, you simply pay as […]

The Untagged Ones – Identifying Uncategorized EC2, RDS and EBS Resources

August 21 2014 | by Zev Schonberg EC2

Cloud resource tagging holds great potential and promise, yet currently it isn’t as intuitive, usable and practical as cloud consumers would hope. To meet the needs of enterprises with cloud deployments, Cloudyn is continuously innovating and improving features within its […]

Finding Your EC2 Sweet Spot – A Reserved Instance Refresher

March 16 2014 | by Zev Schonberg EC2

Having spoken with hundreds of companies using AWS, I’ve learned that while the nuances of On-Demand and Reserved Instance pricing are better understood than they were a year ago, EC2 capacity planning from a cost management perspective is still challenging […]

Cloudyn Now Supports Google Compute Engine

January 28 2014 | by Jonathan Nimrodi cloud brokerage EC2 gce multi-cloud

Today is an exciting day for us Cloud Guardians at Cloudyn. We have embarked on a whole new cloud adventure with our launch of Cloudyn for Google Compute Engine. While we continue to broaden and deepen our tools for AWS […]

Chances are that you're missing out on some 'quick win' optimization opportunities…

January 12 2014 | by Zev Schonberg AWS billing EC2

Amazon’s New Resizing Policy on Reserved Instances Explained Reserved instances are probably the most challenging aspect of managing complex cloud deployments on AWS. Last month, we posted about relocating existing reservations between availability zones (AZs). Soon after, Amazon raised the […]

Cloudyn's EC2 Relocation Feature Cuts Your AWS Bill Down to Size

January 10 2014 | by Zev Schonberg AWS Cloud billing EC2

Keeping track of your AWS bill can be a full time job. Not only do you have to follow Amazon’s frequent AWS pricing updates – every new feature potentially opens up new savings opportunities. As you can imagine, many AWS customers […]

How to Amortize Your EC2 Reserved Instance Cost

October 14 2013 | by Zev Schonberg AWS Cloud Cost Management Cloud Optimization EC2 reserved instances

In the world of AWS billing, there are different types of payments – one-time fees, recurring usage charges, and usage fees that are charged upfront. When it comes to managing your cloud cost and capacity, this level of variety can […]

Show Me The Consolidated Billing!

September 15 2013 | by Zev Schonberg AWS aws accounts aws cloud aws consolidated billing Cloud Optimization consolidated billing EC2 product features

As the cloud permeates throughout the enterprise, monitoring and optimization become an organizational imperative. Consolidated Billing is an excellent example. It used to be acceptable for several business units to run (and pay for) their own cloud deployments separately. Working […]

The 3 C’s of Cloud Computing

August 26 2013 | by Zev Schonberg cloud compliancy Cloud Computing Cloud Cost Management Cloud Pricing EC2

When looking to maximize the value of your cloud there are three important factors that are often overlooked – clarity, cost, and compliance. Of course, there is much more involved in managing your cloud, but these three principles form the […]

Getting EC2 Sizing Right with Comprehensive Performance Metrics

May 20 2013 | by Vittaly Tavor Cloudwatch EC2 memory metrics

To ensure that your EC2 instances are properly sized in accordance with your real needs, clear and comprehensive insight into your EC2 performance metrics is a must. CloudWatch is a great Amazon service providing basic performance metrics on running instances. […]

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