AWS Pricing: 5 Models & Pricing for 10 Popular AWS Services

How Does AWS Price its Services? AWS (Amazon Web Services) is the world’s leading cloud provider, offering 175 services across infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), and software as a service (SaaS).  All Amazon services have on-demand pricing, which means you pay for your actual use of the service. In addition, … Continued

AWS EMR Pricing: What are the Options?

How is AWS EMR Priced? Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR) is a tool designed for big data processing and analysis services. EMR is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) offering, but it is based on Apache Hadoop, which is a programming framework built for handling processing tasks of big data sets across distributed computing environments.   Amazon EMR … Continued

AWS ECS Pricing: 3 Pricing Models and 5 Cost Saving Tips

How is AWS ECS Priced? Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) lets developers run containers at scale on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) or Amazon Fargate. ECS is a container orchestration service that manages clusters of containers, including aspects like container lifecycle, high availability, storage and networking. There is no additional cost for using ECS, beyond … Continued

AWS EC2 Pricing: The Ultimate Guide

How is AWS EC2 Priced? Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) provides cloud-based compute resources, designed especially for scalability. The service comes with a user-friendly interface that provides complete control over cloud resources, which are provisioned using EC2 instances.  An EC2 instance acts as a virtual server hosted in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud. … Continued

EC2 Pricing Calculator: From Basic to Advanced

What is AWS EC2 Pricing Calculator? For many organizations running on cloud infrastructure, compute instances like those provided by Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) are a significant part of cloud spending. Calculating the cost of compute instances, and estimating future costs, is a primary concern. The large number of compute instance types, and variable EC2 … Continued

AWS Auto Scaling: Scaling EC2, ECS, RDS, and More

What is AWS Auto Scaling? AWS Auto Scaling is an Amazon service that lets you configure automatic scaling of AWS resources. It increases computing power or storage resources available for applications when loads increase, and reduces it when no longer needed.  The AWS Auto Scaling Console provides a single user interface to use the auto … Continued