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Shutting Down RDS Instances in AWS – Introducing the Start/Stop Scheduler

Shutting Down RDS Instances in AWS – Introducing the Start/Stop Scheduler

Shutting down RDS instances is a huge money-saver. Anyone who is looking to implement their own enterprise-grade AWS RDS start/stop scheduler is going to run into many challenges along the way. If you were planning on writing your own scripts for RDS parking, let’s take a look at some of the additional features that ParkMyCloud could provide for you.

Cloud Optimization Tools = Cloud Cost Control

Cloud Optimization Tools = Cloud Cost Control

We have had a lot of conversations with large and small enterprises regarding cloud management and cloud optimization tools. All of them were looking for cost control. While AWS offers recommendations, they require manual efforts to gain the benefits. This is why third party solutions have have seen widespread adoption and include cloud management, cloud governance and visibility, and cloud optimization tools – like ParkMyCloud.

How X-Mode Deals with Rising AWS Costs

How X-Mode Deals with Rising AWS Costs

We sat down with Josh Anton, CEO of X-Mode, a technology app that has been experiencing rapid growth and rising AWS costs. We asked him about his company, what cloud services he uses, and how he goes about mitigating those costs. Can you start by telling us about...

Implementing a Cloud Cost Management Tool

Implementing a Cloud Cost Management Tool

What do people say when they evaluate and implement a cloud cost management tool? Are they concerned with automation? Projected savings? Or are they interested in the ease of access of the product? An experience that I had when I started with ParkMyCloud shed some light on these questions for me.

Top Cloud Computing Trends: Cloud Cost Control

Top Cloud Computing Trends: Cloud Cost Control

Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) just released a new report on the top cloud computing trends for hybrid cloud, containers, and DevOps in 2017. With this guide, they aim to provide recommendations to enterprises on how you can implement products and processes in your business to meet the top priority trends.

ParkMyCloud Releases Parking to Automate AWS RDS Cost Savings

ParkMyCloud Releases Parking to Automate AWS RDS Cost Savings

Amazon Web Services customers can now schedule Stop/Start for AWS RDS Instances with ParkMyCloud’s Automated Cost Savings Platform. With this tool, businesses can now save more money while using RDS. This is the first parking feature on the market that’s fully integrated with AWS’s recently launched RDS start/stop capability.

Top 3 Ways to Save Money on Azure

Top 3 Ways to Save Money on Azure

Perhaps your CFO or CTO came to you and gave a directive to save money on Azure. Perhaps you received the bill on your own, and realize that this needs to be reduced. Or maybe you’re just migrating to the cloud and want to make sure you’re set up for cost control in...

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