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With the breadth and depth of services AWS has to offer, it’s likely that you start off with a simple EC2 instance powering a website, and your architecture stack would look something like this:   Figure 1A simple WordPress website   And later, once you get used to working on AWS, and the website grows, the stack can gradually evolve into something like:   Figure 2: The first one on steroids   More...

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Gartner recently released its IaaS Magic Quadrant for 2017 outlining, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure as clear Leaders in the infrastructure-as-a-service space.   Google Cloud, on the other hand, made it to the third position trailing behind AWS and Microsoft Azure, placed on top of the Visionary quadrant. But, the curiosity remains; will Google Cloud cross the Visionary border and step its foot on the...

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In the cloud-dominated world of AWS, a vast array of cloud services and pricing models are available to choose from. Though AWS lets you pick the services that best fit your IT landscape, organizations quickly end up with complex, tangled cloud bills; data transfer costs, for instance, contributing up to 30% to the total cost.   But, as they say, being pampered for choice and variety has...

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Introduction:   If you own a business and are leveraging cloud computing, your business is bound to grow but, so will your cloud computing bills. Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers a solution to the growing cloud computing bills; the concept of Reserved Instances (RIs). The whole concept of reserved instances can be explained as making a commitment to AWS to utilize specific instance type for a certain...

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Did you ever feel the need for a high-resolution lens that gives you a complete yet granular visibility into your ever-changing AWS Cloud cost and usage? Probably, every time you deal with a tangled cloud bill with lots of cost spikes and leaks in it.     Centilytics gives you a complete cloud cost management & governance platform to control your AWS costs the way you want.   Take a...

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“Benefit from economies of scale”. That’s it. The tl;dr of Blended and Unblended costs. Now, on to the nuts and bolts.   Unblended Rates   Unblended rates are the rates which are visible in the AWS billing console. Unblended rates are just a fancy term for normal rates. Unless you’re dealing with consolidated billing or you are a linked account under a payer account or, you manage multiple accounts...

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