AWS Cost Optimization 2021 – Getting the Pricing Models Right 

Author: Stuart Scott, AWS Content & Security Lead at Cloud Academy and Lavi Ferdman, Sr Director Product Strategy at Spot by NetApp

No one really wants to pay full price for on-demand EC2 instances. However, AWS Savings Plans, RIs, and spot instances while delivering massive savings, all come with strings attached.

In this session, you will learn about the various challenges each of these pricing models present and how you can enjoy all the cost savings without any of the downside.

Some of the topics to be covered include:

    • How to get long-term pricing without long-term lock-in
    • Running production and mission-critical workloads with guaranteed availability and rock-bottom pricing
    • Intelligent utilization of all AWS pricing models for maximum cost-efficiency
    • Predictive rebalancing for SLA-backed workload continuity