Because spending in the cloud can drive customer growth, product development efficiencies, relieve dependence on datacenters, and increase revenue generation, FinOps thus becomes all about making money rather than simply saving it.
AWS cost optimization is the process of examining and correcting existing conditions within the AWS environment to better fit within a predetermined budget.
AWS Savings Plans are an easy cost-saving feature that can provide optimization in exchange for a commitment to a particular level of usage.
Sometimes businesses may run into operational inefficiencies in AWS that lead to out-of-control spending. Cost optimization is a critical, continual process of refinement and improvement over the entire IT lifecycle. For those in AWS looking to optimize their cloud environment, this guide is an essential read.