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Developer Day 1 - Building on a Budget: How to keep your costs down while moving fast

Too often, Cost Optimisation becomes a concern after an unexpected bill comes in, causing panic, kneejerk reactions and completely throwing out delivery dates. You'll learn common cost pitfalls, how to avoid them, and the tools you have to prevent bill shock, all without losing focus on building value for your business. What are some quick steps you can take today, that will pay off in the long run? What are things to be aware of as you scale? This session is for Developers, DevOps, and IT managers for solo or small teams.

What you will learn:

  • Common causes of bill shock -Available tools for cost optimisation
  • Setting up billing alerts
  • Choosing the right architecture and services and leveraging them
  • AWS support for Startups

AWS AutoScaling, AWS Batch, AWS Budgets, AWS Cost Explorer, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, AWS Fargate, AWS Fleet, AWS Instance Scheduler, AWS Lambda, AWS Trusted Advisor, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon EC2 Reserved Instances, Amazon Relational Database Service

Nigel Gardiner, AWS Solutions Architect,