Cloud computing and management is a key to today’s modern networking. With lack of proper monitoring, it may result in various mistakes costing you real money. The first mistake commonly committed is ‘Resource overprovisioning’.
In this, it shows that the organization using is using too many resources that includes storage, computer, databases, etc. The organisation needs to keep a check to avoid overspending. Try using Cloud cost governance tools to regulate the billing on daily basis. A well-trained individual is suitable for such cloud resources. The next in line is the Usage of free resources that are not free in the first place. Cloud users sign up for free trials and then resulted in a big bill. And, please, never forget to read the fine print before logging into any cloud resources.
The human tendency of negligence and forgetting can cost a lump some in the resources. Forgetting to shut down resources is one of the most common mistake commenced by the cloud manager. Now, multiply the individual resources to the number of servers open. Can you imagine the huge amount caused by this simple negligence? This is what many enterprises are facing with each month payments towards the resources even if not used. The last and most crucial mistake is to Neglect the applications only leading to spike traffic. A bug in an application can cause a spike in loading them and, thus promotes in the generation of a huge bill. Not only in the CPU has it had the potential to spike network as well as storage usage which will lead to the generation of high bills.
The matter of fact every cloud managers have to understand is that this issue can be eliminated by just planning and cost governance.