It was good until the Bill arrived

It was good until the Bill arrived
#FinOps #Cloud #Optimization #Cost

#FinOps #Cloud

Here are the slides from my talk at Cloud Community Days Chennai 2022 (30-July-2022)

Reading resources:


FinOps is an evolving cloud financial management discipline and cultural practice that enables organizations to get maximum business value by helping engineering, finance, technology and business teams to collaborate on data-driven spending decisions - Read more :

GCP WhitePaper on Cost Optimization that covers the following topics :

  • Proven processes and strategies for optimizing cloud costs
  • How to make your cloud more efficient
  • Steps for cutting compute, storage, network, and data analytics costs
  • Examples from enterprises that have reduced cloud spend

Read more :

Cost optimization for Developers : If you want to learn more about designing a cost-optimized foundation on GCP refer this link that spans across an array of topics, from a high-level look at Google Cloud to more in-depth discussions of Compute Engine, Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), machine learning, serverless, Cloud Storage, BigQuery, Networking and Operations.

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Finally, read this blog where Dmitri Lerko shares some practical insights and experience around FinOps on GCP, especially cost optimization for storage, using Chaos Engineering for cost optimization and finally using BigQuery to analyze your spend - Read the blog :

And ofcourse for the tinkerer in you - if you want to learn by hands-on, here is a lab that helps you analyze your cost using BigQuery -