By gaining insights into where you are spending money in AWS you can start to reduce your costs. Over the last couple of years in our data ingestion pipeline teams we have made great gains into tracking where we are spending our money. From this we have been able to prioritize where to reduce our costs and make decisions on if a feature is providing value. I will discuss how we went from having almost 0 ability into assessing our costs to having full visibility. I will also discuss how this has driven costs savings efforts.
Learning Goal: A strategy for how to gain visibility into your costs and to be able to reduce them.
Software Engineering Manager with 25 years of experience developing and leading teams mostly working on backend software.