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Strategic Blue has launched a What’s New in Cloud FinOps? Podcast. Each month our Head of Business Acquisition, Steve Old and Head of Customer Success, Frank Contrepois collate all of the latest cloud FinOps news.

In our second episode, Steve and Frank share their top 10 Finops tricks, explain how they’d reduce cloud costs if they were dropped into a company and also cover the following:

  • Updates to AWS Budgets
  • AWS release P4 instances
  • Graviton chips for RDS and Elasticache
  • AWS PO Management and updates to Cost Categories
  • GCP CloudCDN price changes
  • GCP – Free Coursera for a month
  • AWS SageMaker price changes
  • AWS updates to instances that can be Hibernated
  • Azure Openshift pricing
  • Azure – Files Premium Tier price changes
  • Azure Spot Updates (AKS and insights)
  • Azure SQL Database Hyperscale reservations

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