Miniconf on Cloud Server Management (New Delhi)

On costs, scaling and securing cloud servers

Albert Anthony


Cost Optimization on AWS

Submitted Jan 3, 2018

Cost for cloud workloads is often a paradigm shift for most organizations. First, we start getting monthly bills because everything is rented and secondly, most of the price calculations are not so easy to understand, making cost optimization on cloud difficult to understand and implement.
This session will help you decipher cost calculations for AWS and provide you with best practices for optimizing cost for your cloud workloads.
You will also learn how we managed to save US $ 1.5 million in annual billing costs for an AWS customer.
This session is intended for all who have their workloads deployed on cloud, including entrepeneurs, project managers, solution architects and system administrators.


AWS Tools for Cost Optimization
Reserved Instances
Spot Instances
Cost Explorer
AWS Trusted Advisor
AWS Billing
Billing Dashboard (Demo)
Case Study – Saving US $ 1.8 Million in AWS Costs


No pre-requisites required.

Speaker bio

Albert is founder of LovesCloud, a cloud consulting and training startup. With more than 15 years of experience in IT across USA, India and Middle East, he brings real life solutions to resolve issues related to cloud, devops, products and project management. He has managed and designed solutions for several .NET, SharePoint and AWS projects. His cloud and devops experience includes working on several migration projects, big data, hybrid mobile application development and setting up monitoring as a service business vertical.
He is a PMP and a Certified Scrum Master. He has worked with organizations of all shapes and sizes in various geographies to bring best in products, services and governance. He has been training on cloud for corporates and individuals on multiple topics.
Albert has been training for more than 8 years on various technologies including cloud, devops, cost management, security, agile and project management. He has authored a book “Mastering AWS Security” for Packt Publishing in October 2017.




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