This article explains how Back4App reduced their AWS cloud costs from $55k per month to $20k per month and accomplished more than 500k yearly savings. This article will also provide you with our experience-based practical advice for AWS cost management along with some tips that work in our case.
AWS has developed so much that it has to turn out to be a significant part of the Amazon strategy. Being an enthusiastic user of AWS, my concerns about its cost and complexity have headed me to search for different ways to optimize cloud usage. Although it offers an increasingly sophisticated set of services yet it is not the most straightforward, fastest, or most affordable option. This demand for a personalized architecture to optimize costs once you have moved to the cloud.
Follow this guide to accelerate the optimization of AWS costs. The article will provide you with the following details.
- Ask for AWS credits, and earn up to $ 100k
- Utilize spot instances and save up to 90%;
- Buy reserved elastic cache nodes to save up to 77%;
- Go for the new AWS savings plan to save up to 72%.
- Move to Cloud Front and save up to 75%;
- Use a private IP, and there is no need to pay for data transfer data between A to Z;
- Reduction of data transfer expenses with the implementation of the GraphQL API;
- Buy reserved instances on the AWS market to save up to 75%;
- Save your data on S3 rather than EBS to save 75%;
- Apply auto-scaling for inactive resources;
- Choose Northern Virginia and get away from Tokyo.
- Upgrade to new generation families, saving up to 20%
- Place the S3 endpoint on your VPC and the optimized network activation on EC2.