Efficient Cloud FinOps: A practical guide to cloud financial management and optimization with AWS, Azure, and GCP Front Cover

Efficient Cloud FinOps: A practical guide to cloud financial management and optimization with AWS, Azure, and GCP

  • Length: 446 pages
  • Edition: 1
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  • Publication Date: 2024-02-23
  • ISBN-10: 1805122576
  • ISBN-13: 9781805122579
  • Sales Rank: #0 (See Top 100 Books)

Explore cloud economics and cost optimization for Azure, AWS, and GCP with this practical guide covering methods, strategies, best practices, and real-world examples, bridging theory and application

Key Features:

  • Learn cost optimization best practices on different cloud services using FinOps principles and examples
  • Gain hands-on expertise in improving cost estimations and devising cost reduction plans for Azure, AWS, and GCP
  • Analyze case studies that illustrate the application of FinOps in diverse real-world scenarios
  • Purchase of the print or Kindle book includes a free PDF eBook

Book Description:

In response to the escalating challenges of cloud adoption, where balancing costs and maximizing cloud values is paramount, FinOps practices have emerged as the cornerstone of fi nancial optimization. This book serves as your comprehensive guide to understanding how FinOps is implemented in organizations worldwide through team collaboration and proper cloud governance.

Presenting FinOps from a practical point of view, covering the three phases-inform, optimize, and operate-this book demonstrates an end-to-end methodology for optimizing costs and performing financial management in the cloud. You’ll learn how to design KPIs and dashboards for judicious cost allocation, covering key features of cloud services such as reserved instances, rightsizing, scaling, and automation for cost optimization. This book further simplifi es architectural concepts and best practices, enabling you to design superior and more optimized solutions. Finally, you’ll discover potential synergies and future challenges, from the integration of artifi cial intelligence to cloud sustainability considerations, to prepare for the future of cloud FinOps.

By the end of this book, you’ll have built the expertise to seamlessly implement FinOps practices across major public clouds, armed with insights and ideas to propel your organization toward business growth.

What You Will Learn:

  • Examine challenges in cloud adoption and cost optimization
  • Gain insight into the integration of FinOps within organizations
  • Explore the synergies between FinOps and DevOps, IaC, and change management
  • Leverage tools such as Azure Advisor, AWS CUDOS, and GCP cost reports
  • Estimate and optimize costs using cloud services key features and best practices
  • Implement cost dashboards and reports to improve visibility and control
  • Understand FinOps roles and processes crucial for organizational success
  • Apply FinOps through real-life examples and multicloud architectures

Who this book is for:

This book is for cloud engineers, cloud and solutions architects, as well as DevOps and SysOps engineers interested in learning more about FinOps and cloud financial management for efficiently architecting, designing, and operating software solutions and infrastructure using the public clouds. Additionally, team leads, project managers, and financial teams aiming to optimize cloud resources will also find this book useful. Prior knowledge of cloud computing and major public clouds is assumed.

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