Free business email for records stored in AWS Route 53 (updated)

If you are one of our many frequent readers, we think you remember that a while ago we described how to setup business email for free when your DNS records are stored in AWS Route 53. That post (available here) doesn’t contain anymore up-to-date information. It was based on a service provided by a company […]

For what is not Glacier?

Excluding costs, there are 2 main things that makes AWS great: large number of services offered and integration between those services. And for the last category, a good example is the integration between AWS S3 and Glacier. With only few clicks in the S3 console, you can create a lifecycle rule that automatically moves objects […]

CloudWatch metrics publisher using text files

A while ago, we wrote an article where we presented a library written by us that could help you reducing the CloudWatch bill based on a very simple idea: since you are charged per number of API calls, publish metrics in batches instead of publish them one by one. In the initial release of that […]

CloudWatch can be cheaper

CloudWatch is the solution provided by Amazon to monitor your AWS resources, but also your service behaviour. Most probably, if you have ever used DynamoDB or EC2, you noticed some nice graphs with statistics about a table or about an EC2 instance. Most of the AWS services provide by default and for free some basic […]