Renato has many years of experience as a software engineer, tech lead and cloud services specialist in Italy, UK, Portugal and Germany. He lives in Berlin and works remotely as principal cloud architect for Funambol. Location-based services and relational databases are his main working interests. He is a AWS Data Hero and an InfoQ editor.
Watch Your Wallet! Cloud Anti-Patterns that Make Your AWS Bill Skyrocket
Should you really always run your cluster in multiple availability zones? How can a transition rule to Glacier double your storage costs? You want to monitor and understand your data transfer costs, where should you start? Why are backups eating my database budget? What, one more storage class on S3? Following so-called “best practices” works only when you fully understand the implications, costs included. We will address a few cloud anti-patterns, making your bill smaller and your deployment better.