AWS Billing Alerts: 5 Steps to Saving Money in Cloud Services

AWS billing alerts: a picture of U.S. $100 bills

A couple of years ago I was developing a new high availability (HA) system for a past employer. The project used a Mongo database to capture a gargantuan amount of financial data from live streams. By luck, Amazon had just released DocumentDB, which is essentially a clone of the Mongo 3.x API—a perfect fit for […]