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Sep 5, 2019   |  By Matt Manger
Cloud costs can come with significant sticker shock, especially since many businesses do not have an easy way to track or predict actual cost before the bill arrives. However, there are several architectural changes that businesses can make that will help rein in cloud spend. In some cases, optimal engineering decisions should be made up-front, while in other cases certain areas should be monitored over time to identify opportunities to retool architecture and optimize cloud costs.
Aug 27, 2019   |  By Matt Manger
What if we told you that most organizations are making simple AWS cost optimization mistakes that lead to surprising monthly cloud bills and unnecessary overspend? As an engineer, you’d probably be relieved to know that many of your organization’s AWS spending spikes are within your team’s control, given access to the right data.
Aug 7, 2019   |  By CloudZero
Site reliability engineers (SREs) are the glue between “Dev” and “Ops,” ensuring that software engineering expertise is applied to operations challenges. SREs naturally focus on making systems more reliable, efficient, and scalable. If you’re an SRE yourself, you’re already deeply familiar with these ideas.
Jul 24, 2019   |  By CloudZero
If you’re a CFO or finance leader at a company that uses public cloud services like AWS, chances are you’ve had a bill cross your desk that may seem confusing. You or your team of financial analysts may have frequent conversations with engineering about how AWS services are allocated across different engineering initiatives.
Jul 11, 2019   |  By CloudZero
If you're running in the cloud and ever struggle to predict, report on, or attribute your cloud costs, you may want to consider a new kind of role: A Financial Cloud Operations Manager. While a traditional cloud operations manager may sit on the DevOps team or report to an engineering lead, a financial cloud ops manager’s reporting structure is slightly different.
Oct 29, 2018   |  By CloudZero
Erik Peterson talks to the audience at DevOpsDays Boston about serverless, reliability, controlling cost, and the future.