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AWS Economics: Optimizing resource utilization and controlling costs

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Gemini Systems LLC

61 Broadway · New York, NY

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Check in with the security guard. He will provide instructions to get to Gemini Systems' office

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AWS Economics: Learn how to efficiently optimize your resource utilization and control your costs

Join us for a presentation on how to buy only what you need and get the most for your money when using AWS. The experts at CloudCheckr discuss AWS resources, pricing types, and how to evaluate your needs for optimal purchasing. The presentation will cover everything from best practices for using Auto Scaling to the correct mapping of Reserved Instances. Learn where you should look and what you should be aware of. We'll also highlight common usage and configuration mistakes so that you can readily identify and avoid waste.

Check out this article in TechCrunch:

About Aaron Klein:

Aaron possesses a deep knowledge of public cloud architecture and over 20 years of managerialexperience. He has played integral leadership roles at diverse organizations ranging from smallentrepreneurial start-ups (BGA LLC) to multi-billion dollar enterprises (Bank of America). He hasauthored a series of whitepapers and been published on DZone and Aaron currentlyserves on the Board at the Flaum Eye Institute at the URMC and as a Trustee at the Allendale ColumbiaSchool.

About Aaron Newman:

Aaron is a public cloud expert and serial entrepreneur who has previously founded three othersuccessful startups – Techrigy (sold to Alerian PLC), DbSecure (sold to ISS), and Application Security,Inc. (grew to 200+ people). Along with holding a CSA Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge, Aaronauthored both Enterprise 2.0, printed by McGraw-Hill, and the Oracle Security Handbook, printedby Oracle Press. He is also an acclaimed international speaker on technology topics. Aaron has alsoauthored 4 patents in database security and social media


We will gather at Gemini System's at 6:00 pm for a meet and greet. We will get started at 6:15 pm sharp.

Our Sponsor - Gemini Systems

A special thanks to Gemini Systems, the proud premier sponsor the NYC Cloud Computing Group. Gemini Systems supplies the food, beverages and venue for our Meet Ups. Gemini Systems is an early adopter of Cloud Computing technologies and solutions. They are a premier Global IT firm with resources in several continents able to tackle the most challenging system design, integration, and application development projects. Visit Gemini Systems (


John D'Esposito