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November 07, 2014
AWS remains the 800-pound gorilla in cloud, but Microsoft Azure has something it doesn't: a preexisting relationship with enterprises.
October 16, 2014
Google and Amazon are fully engaged in a price war, but calculating IaaS costs takes into account several factors, from reserved instance usage to free-tier discounts.
September 29, 2014
Does AWS billing give you a headache? Some customers have turned to third-party software to make sense of cloud costs.
August 13, 2014
An AWS customer with experience using Spot Instances advises on the best ways to develop applications that take advantage of an impermanent infrastructure.
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AWS Spot Instance is a purchasing option that allows a customer to purchase unused Amazon EC2 computer capacity at a highly-reduced rate. Continue Reading
IT chargeback is an accounting strategy that applies the costs of IT services, hardware or software to the business unit in which they are used. IT showback is similar to IT chargeback, but the charges are for informational purposes only and no one ... Continue Reading
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Competitive pricing is driving much of the growth in the adoption of Amazon Web Services. But how cheap is AWS, really? Users need to understand exactly what they are paying for and how to control cost overruns. Continue Reading
IT pros may find it tough to compare AWS and Azure. But we decode their free and paid plans, as well as costs, SLAs and more. Continue Reading
Once the cloud is running, you may not be able to keep an eye on capacity. Match supply to demand with reserved instances – and lower your bill. Continue Reading
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I've heard our company could save money if we turn off our AWS EC2 instances when they're not in use. How can I manually do that? Continue Reading
This article reviews the advantages of HPC in the cloud and the three providers taking center stage. Continue Reading
It takes a big developer to admit his app isn't that important. And creating realistic uptime requirements for that not-so-critical app can save money. Continue Reading