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Thursday July 19th
Among the various ways to lose money on idle or orphaned resources in the cloud, here’s another for AWS users to add to the list: unused reserved Instances. At first, the idea of wasting money on AWS Reserved Instances seems counterintuitive. After all, aren’t RIs meant to save money? The short answer is yes –…
Tuesday July 17th
Implementing DevOps practices in small organizations seems like standard practice, but what if you’re trying to utilize DevOps in large organizations? Trying to modernize workflows can be a challenge for any company, but there are different challenges, risks, and benefits for bigger companies. Let’s take a look at how enterprises might approach a DevOps transformation…
Thursday July 12th
Sometimes we ask potential customers what their top ParkMyCloud alternative is. Usually, they don’t have one, but sometimes, they’re considering scripting their own on/off solution instead. It makes sense: at a glance at the problem of scheduling cloud resources, it’s easy to say, “my team can write a scheduler.” However, there are more factors than…
When you spin up a compute resource in a public cloud provider such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Platform (GCP) it is always running unless you specifically turn it off. Many non-production resources - such as development, testing, and staging - are only needed during a forty-to-sixty-hour work week. This means that if these resources are left running 24x7, up to 75% of spend on them is wasted.
With ParkMyCloud, it is simple to reduce cloud costs. With ParkMyCloud’s powerful yet easy-to-use scheduling tool and policy engine, you can automatically schedule these servers to turn off when they are not needed, such as on nights and weekends. Use one of our pre-created schedules, or create your own.
In addition to automated scheduling to reduce cloud costs, ParkMyCloud helps with organization and governance. When you connect your AWS, Azure, or GCP account to ParkMyCloud, you will see all resources in a single-view dashboard. Create users in ParkMyCloud, or authenticate users via federated single sign-on (SSO). Organize your users with teams and role structures. You can even add users outside of the cloud end-user group - such as Finance - to provide access to ParkMyCloud’s spending and savings reporting.
ParkMyCloud is easy to set up, requiring just 10 minutes to set up an account - with no integrations or installations. Try it now with a 14-day free trial.