In fact, it’s often difficult for public cloud users to decipher a) what they’re spending, b) whether they need to be spending that much, and c) how to save on their cloud costs.
The good news is that this doesn’t need to be an ongoing battle.
Once you get a handle on what you’re spending, you can automate the cost control process to ensure that you only spend what you need to.
By the way, I recently talked about this on The Cloudcast podcast – if you prefer to listen, check out the episode.
All Cloud Pricing Models Require Cost Management
The major cloud service providers – Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform – offer several pricing models for compute services – by usage, Reserved, and Spot pricing.