What happens after you go cloud and the reality sinks in For some, the cloud is rainbows, puppies and happy promises. You’ve whiteboarded a vision, forecasted the benefits and made promises to the business. Now the real work begins. Is the design a reality ? How do you handle failure ? Can you cope with shifting demands, changing requirements, and security concerns all running on the unknown ?
Day Two Cloud 129: Practical Advice On Optimizing Cloud Costs
Optimizing cloud costs means more than looking at your bill and hunting down unused instances. It’s about understanding the full lifecycle of cloud workloads, dealing with management that wants predictable spending even as your actual usage varies, and setting up repeatable processes. Guests Fred Chagnon and Jeremy Roberts, both at Info-Tech Research Group, offer practical advice for optimizing your cloud spending.