Monthly Archives: April 2017

AWS and GCP, Account vs Project Boundaries

  One of the most interesting differences between GCP and AWS is how each vendor recommends you isolate the blast radius of functional teams.  AWS will tell you that in all likelihood, you will need at least two accounts, but possibly

Posted in AWS, Cloud, Cloud Management, GCP, Public Cloud

Real World Cost Example for Google and AWS

In the wake of Google’s Next ’17 event, and a slew of recent Reserved Instance changes by Amazon Web Services (AWS), it seemed appropriate to compare to see if anything in the public cloud VM pricing has changed, or perhaps

Posted in AWS, Cloud, Cost Optimization, GCP

New APIs expand the use for AWS Tags

Amazon recently announced some new features around tagging permissions that make tags considerably more useful.  Although this just came out, I already see a few areas where we can simplify automation scripts. More importantly, since we can limit access to tags

Posted in AWS, Cloud, Cloud Management