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Mar 29, 2020 | By Natalie Jones
Today, you probably wouldn’t blink at the idea of involving security in your development process. In fact, “shifting security left” has become so commonplace in the security industry, that there are conferences and job titles dedicated to SecOps (or DevSecOps or SecDevOps *eye roll emoji*). Yet, it wasn’t that long ago that the massive transition to this mindset took place.
Mar 19, 2020 | By Adam Tankanow
Andreessen Horowitz recently published a blog about the Heavy Cloud Costs and Scaling Challenges of The New Business of AI, in which they describe how AI companies are facing cloud cost challenges, which are impacting their margins. As someone who used to manage a fully home-grown on-site distributed speech recognition platform for an industry leader, I know firsthand that ML can be expensive and challenging to maintain. However, it doesn’t have to be.
Mar 3, 2020 | By Cruce Merchant
Whether it be a tweets about shocking AWS bills or the impact of cloud bills on tech company margins, cloud costs are a hot topic. If you're looking to get up to speed and learn a little more, check out this collection of podcasts, blogs, and articles.
How Making Cost a Non-Functional Requirement Helps the CloudZero Engineering Team Build Better Architecture
Feb 28, 2020 | By Adam Tankanow
I never used to care about the cost of the systems I built. As an engineer, why would I? Especially in the days before the cloud, infrastructure resources were purchased and procured by somebody who worked many levels above me. Even when I first started building on the cloud, I had to submit requests (again, to somebody many levels above me) for my resources.
Jan 30, 2020 | By CloudZero
Making sure you don't overspend on AWS is a perennial challenge for many software companies. To help make sure you don't surpass your budget, AWS offers billing alerts, which send you an alert when your costs have reached a certain threshold. This can be a handy way to keep your costs in check, but can take some time to set up and will cost you some extra money.
Oct 29, 2018 | By CloudZero
Erik Peterson talks to the audience at DevOpsDays Boston about serverless, reliability, controlling cost, and the future.