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We are all in this cloud together…

We are all in this cloud together…

Usually when we think of the cloud, we think of computers and databases and stuff someplace far away. It “just works” (usually) and we do not think of the numerous folks that maintain it and countless people that use it. But it has a different feel now, as folks...

AWS EBS Volume Types & What to Use Them For

AWS EBS Volume Types & What to Use Them For

AWS offers several EBS volume types that you can use for your storage needs. Here’s a quick overview of what options are available and how they differ.  What is EBS? Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) is AWS’s block-level, persistent local storage solution for Amazon...

16 Tips to Manage Cloud Costs

16 Tips to Manage Cloud Costs

Looking for ways to manage cloud costs? If you use the cloud, the answer should always be yes.  If you don’t have proper management of your cloud spend, then you could end up spending more than you actually need to. We’ve compiled a list of tips/best practices that...

4 Ways to Get Google Cloud Credits

4 Ways to Get Google Cloud Credits

Google Cloud credits are an incentive offered by Google that help you get started on Google’s Cloud Platform for free. Like Amazon and Microsoft, Google is trying to make it easy and in some cases free to get started using their Cloud Platform or certain services on...

7 Ways to Get Azure Credits

7 Ways to Get Azure Credits

Azure credits are a perk offered by Microsoft that help you save money on your cloud bill. Like a gift card for a retail store, credits are applied to your account to help cover costs until they are exhausted or expire. In a sense, these credits act as a spending...

Tips for Better Cloud Expense Management

Tips for Better Cloud Expense Management

The term “cloud expense management” has been co-opted by many parties, from those selling employee expense management software hosted in the cloud, to telecom expense management software (TEM), to IT expense management software, to cloud cost management software which...

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