Comparing CUDs, SUDs, and Commits in Google Cloud

comparing CUDs

Comparing CUDs, SUDs, and Commits in Google Cloud Think about the cloud from the perspective of the provider (Google, AWS, or Azure). These providers have a huge inventory management problem. When all is said and done, IT outsourcing is a razor thin margin for business and has consistently burned data center businesses for 20 years. […]

Using a Structured Framework to Optimize Cloud Costs

optimize cloud costs

With the cloud revolution, engineers were given the power to create infrastructure in seconds . While this is great for an organization’s pace of innovation, it’s not ideal for budgets. This shift from CapEx to OpEx, where companies move from costs being fixed to variable, puts additional expectations on technology teams. There’s a need to […]

How to Build a FinOps Engineering Plan

Build a FinOps engineering plan

Cost is a metric that should be tracked and monitored like any other when you build a FinOps Engineering plan. This includes resizing cloud resources to better match the workload requirements, allocating container costs, finding unused storage, and computing. When creating your plan, two key questions to ask are: What metric will we use to […]

How to Keep Track of Cloud Costs

keep track of cloud costs

Going to the cloud is often viewed by engineers as an exciting opportunity to iterate quickly, test and build great products more efficiently, and do things they could not do on-premises thanks to the elastic nature of the cloud. This opportunity also makes it necessary to keep track of cloud costs. But, that excitement can […]