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AWS Cost Optimization Cheat Sheet (DRAFT) by

AWS Cost Optimization

This is a draft cheat sheet. It is a work in progress and is not finished yet.


Save up to 90% with using Spot Instances
Save up to 75% purchasing reserved instances on AWS Market­place
Use new AWS Savings Plan and save up to 72%
Upgrade to new generation families and save up to 20%


“Delete Policy” for your S3 backup and logs buckets
Place an S3 endpoint in your VPC and enable Enhanced Network on EC2
Backup your data in S3 and not EBS and save 75%
Move infreq­uen­tly­-ac­cessed data to lower cost tiers