One of the great value propositions of using the public cloud is the ability to scale out and back in quickly. As your environment scales, so do your costs and complexity and with out careful attention you can find yourself spending far more than you had planned for.
CloudCheckr is a fantastic SaaS solution to help you both manage your costs, and keep an eye on best practices.
For this presentation we have the Aaron Klein, and Aaron Newman of CloudCheckr here, and we'll be covering
• An overview of the costs of AWS
• Strategies to consider when looking at on-demand vs reserved vs spot instance
• Optimzing Resources
• A demo of CloudCheckr.
Aaron Klein is a Co-Founder of CloudCheckr Inc. and serves as the company COO. Aaronbrings a deep knowledge of cloud architecture and over 20 years of managerial experience and vision to his role at CCI. He has held leading roles in diverse organizations ranging from small entrepreneurial start-ups to multi-billion dollar enterprises. Aaron has authored a series of whitepapers on AWS and cloud usage. He is also regular contributor to publications such as DZone, Amazon Cloud Journal, and DevOps.com.
Aaron Newman is one of the world’s foremost public cloud experts and, along with holding a CSA Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge, brings a breadth of experience to CCI. He is a serial entrepreneur who has previously founded three other successful startups – Techrigy, DbSecure, and Application Security, Inc. Aaron authored both Enterprise 2.0, printed by McGraw-Hill, and the Oracle Security Handbook, printed by Oracle Press. He is an acclaimed international speaker on technology topics. Aaron has also authored 4 patents in database security and social media. At CloudCheckr Inc. (CCI), Aaron serves as CEO and manages the company’s technology vision.