5 MOST COMMON AWS COST ISSUES FOR EC2 INSTANCES

5 Most common AWS cost issues for EC2 instances

5 Most common AWS cost issues for EC2 instances AWS EC2 instance cost management is typically the first challenge users encounter when they migrate to the cloud. Unfortunately, there is no easy one-size-fits-all solution to stop over-spending on instances. Instead the most effective cost management requires vigilance and a commitment to continual review. Here are…

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The Challenges of RI and Savings Plans (part 1)

The challenges of using AWS Reserved Instances (RI) and Savings Plans (read more about Savings Plans). Both pricing models for EC2, RDS and other AWS services. The core principle is simple – commit to a minimum value of use, and enjoy up to 75% off AWS cloud services. Enterprises that care about the costs of…

How Duolingo Reduces AWS Compute Costs by 60%

Embracing Microservices to Drive Rapid Development and Experimentation Learning a new language is traditionally a time-consuming and challenging experience. Duolingo’s mission is to put technology to use and fundamentally change the way individuals learn new languages. Hundreds of millions of people around the world have embraced Duolingo’s unique approach to language education through Duolingo’s web and…