Cost transparency is one of the most common reasons why people hesitate when it comes to migrating projects to the public Cloud. This article will help you to estimate AWS costs.
It’s no secret that AWS, like most cloud providers, charge nothing for data ingress. It’s free to put your data in to the cloud, yet they do charge for data egress – getting your data back out again. This fact is often overlooked when modelling the business case for cloud versus on premise. Recently NASA have committed to upload hundreds of petabytes of data in to AWS, and it seems… Read More »Don’t get Caught Out by AWS Data Egress Fees…
At a recent conference about bio-sequencing, Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, called out that cloud computing costs are getting way too expensive, and that this is holding up advancements in medical research. He specifically called out AWS (Amazon Web Services) and jokingly suggested he may call Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to discuss. Perhaps he has a point in relation to this specific use case – genome sequencing is hugely compute… Read More »Cloud Computing is too Expensive (Says Mark Zuckerberg)