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How to reduce costs with AWS

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AWS has made it easier to deploy new services and applications. As recently most enterprises were focused on migrating to this place, they had not looked at reducing
AWS utilizations and costs, resulting in over using instances and under using infrastructure. This is why here we focus on some tips to reduce costs in AWS.

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How to reduce costs with AWS

  1. 1. REDUCECOSTS WITH AWS HOW TO
  2. 2. AWS has made it easier to deploy new services and applications. As recently most enterprises were focused on migrating to this place, they had not looked at reducing AWS utilizations and costs, resulting in over using instances and under using infrastructure. Developers and infrastructure engineers are often very happy with their new found productivity and flexibility, until they exceed their budget. AWS facilities -------------- Let's see a handy list of some easy tools to save costs on AWS
  3. 3. Amazon CloudWatch provides monitoring for AWS cloud resources. By setting up a billing alarm, you can tell CloudWatch to inform you whenever your account has reached a certain amount. We recommend defining the alarm’s dollar amount by first analyzing the reports that CloudWatch provides on previous months expenses, so you can determine an average that, once reached, you want to be informed. Make sure you configure an email notification, so you can know as soon as you open your inbox. CloudWatch Alarms:1
  4. 4. One of the best ways to cut down your AWS spending is through AWS Reserved Instances. You can use them to lower the resources you’re already using, by allowing you to pay a lower effective rate than the price you would pay on demand, for 1 or 3 years. A single 3-year Reserved Instance is still significantly cheaper than the cost of on-demand or three 1-year reservations. You will need to choose the correct number and combination of RI types to maximize savings. Reserved instances:2
  5. 5. Spot instances allow a customer to purchase unused Amazon EC2 computer capacity at a highly- reduced rate. Instances are acquired through a bidding process in which the customer specifies a price per hour he is willing to pay. Spot instances prices are 75% lower than On Demand prices. Consider that Spot instances work best when your company is using hundreds or thousands or machines for a short time. They are not recommended for real-time services, like web applications. Spot instances:3
  6. 6. Auto Scaling is an Amazon technology which allows to increase/decrease the number of your instances in EC2 depending on the set conditions: instance loads, traffic volume, etc. This way, you can always be sure that your project is going to live even with fast traffic growth, and even in the case of minimum number of visitors no cent is going to be wasted on idle capacities. Auto scailing:4
  7. 7. Botmetric is a webtool that provides Cost Management for AWS Cloud by offering smart recommendations thus allowing us to make informed decisions. It has a monthly cost, depending on your needs. This tool will keep you informed of latest trends which may impact your budget. It will break up cost per account and create comprehensive monthly spend reports for manager to analyze. You can save from 30 to 68% on long term projects. It also provides cost audits to help detect unused cloud resources. Biometric:5
  8. 8. It is an important decision to choose whether to move to he cloud and to choose what kind of cloud service providers. But once you start in AWS, the benefits you can acquire for your business will show up quickly. As you can read here, one of these benefits are based in cost terms and it is a relief to know how you can apply all the tips in order to save costs in several ways. Get involve with ClickIT! --------------
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