PlanForCloud: Cost Case Study - Pinterest and TripAdvisor - London CloudCamp 2012

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PlanForCloud: Cost Case Study - Pinterest and TripAdvisor - London CloudCamp 2012

  1. 1. How much wouldPinterest or TripAdvisor cost to host on the cloud?   Ali Khajeh-Hosseini @PlanForCloud, @AliKhajeh
  2. 2. Inspired by two blogs posts on HighScalability.com How much would it cost to deploy System X on Cloud Y?http://highscalability.com/blog/2012/10/2/an-epic-tripadvisor-update-why-not-run-on-the-cloud-the-gran.html http://highscalability.com/blog/2012/5/21/pinterest-architecture-update-18-million-visitors-10x-growth.html
  3. 3. $1.7M/year  
  4. 4. Would it be cheaper to use deployment option X or Y?e.g. reserved instances, different types of instances, different cloud providers… Over 7,000 prices in PlanForCloud
  5. 5. $0.9M/year  (using  reserved  instances)   1st  month:  $450K   AAer:  $38K/month  
  6. 6. What  happens  to  costs   if  system  grows?   e.g.  start  with  410TB  of  S3  storage,   then  grow  by  25%  every  month  
  7. 7. Currently:  $39K/month  1yr  from  now:  $470K/month  
  8. 8. Moral  of  the  story?     It  pays  to  do  some  upfront  cost  forecasKng  and  comparing  

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