Real World Member Stories

Stories are shared experiences from individuals or teams that have applied FinOps in a certain situation. They allow others who are facing similar challenges and circumstances to learn and gain insights into previous approaches. If you also want to contribute to this page please make a suggestion.

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Multi-Cloud
View story /projects/adopting-finops-avoiding-pitfalls/

A Guide for Adopting FinOps in Your Organization

AWS
Azure
GCP
View story /stories/adopting-finops/

How to Allocate Meter Charges by Type

View story /stories/allocate-meter-charges-by-type/

Removing AMI Snapshots

AWS
View story /stories/ami-snapshots/

Anomaly Detection at Scale

AWS
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Architecting Cloud Workloads for Financial Reporting

AWS
Azure
GCP
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Avoid and Simplify Shared Costs

AWS
View story /stories/avoid-and-simplify/

Leveraging Shared Services in AWS

AWS
View story /stories/aws-shared-services/

Azure Reservation Journey

Azure
View story /stories/azure-reservation-journey/

Runaway Cost in BigQuery Capacity Commitments

GCP
View story /stories/bigquery-capacity-commitments/

Cleaning Up Elastic IPs

AWS
View story /stories/cleaning-up-elastic-ips/

When Do Cloud Savings Start to Kick in?

AWS
Azure
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DynamoDB Backups Gone Wild

AWS
View story /stories/dynamodb-backups-gone-wild/

Eliminating Waste in BigQuery

GCP
View story /stories/eliminating-waste-bigquery/

Fair cost allocation in a shared Platform (as a Service)

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Fear of commitment and the pain of waiting

View story /stories/fear-of-commitment-and-pain-of-waiting/

Why FinOps Still Has a Long Way to Go in Hong Kong

AWS
Azure
GCP
View story /stories/why-finops-in-hong-kong/

Cloud Forecasting Insights from Chevron

Azure
View story /stories/cloud-forecasting-insights-chevron/

Cloud Forecasting Insights from Freewheel

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Cloud Forecasting Insights from Hulu

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GKE Metering

GCP
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Influencing Factors on How to Track, Process and Share Costs

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An Introduction to GCP Committed Use Discounts

GCP
View story /stories/intro-to-gcp-cuds/

Managing Data Efficiency Playbook by Project N

AWS
GCP
View story /projects/managing-data-efficiency-playbook/

Managing EBS Snapshots

AWS
View story /stories/managing-ebs-snapshots/

Disaster Recovery in AWS

AWS
View story /stories/managing-your-dr-in-aws/

Migrating 15 Million Lines of Code from Six Data Centers Worldwide in Six Months

GCP
View story /stories/migrating-to-gcp/

One Way to Put it All Together

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Provisioning Storage in GCP

GCP
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Rate Optimization Options from Google Cloud Platform

GCP
View story /stories/rate-optimization-options-gcp/

Managing Retention in CloudWatch

AWS
View story /stories/managing-retention-in-cloudwatch/

Setting Goals for Optimize

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The Case of too Many EBS Volumes

AWS
View story /stories/too-many-ebs-volumes/

Unit Costing - The Next Frontier in Cloud FinOps

GCP
View story /stories/unit-cost-the-next-frontier/

Upgrade your EBS Volumes

AWS
View story /stories/upgrade-your-ebs/

U.S. Public Sector FinOps Playbook

Multi-Cloud
View story /projects/us-gov-playbook/

Watch Your AWS Marketplace Licenses!

AWS
View story /stories/watch-your-licenses/