Cost Containment Policy

Cost Containment Policy 150 150 CloudGovCo

A #CostContainment policy describes automation goals for cost control in the #Cloud.

  • Shutdown development workloads after hours
  • Rightsize instances
  • Require tags to assign costs
  • Use specific expiration dates
  • Eliminate inactive storage
  • Comply with software licences
  • Use instance sizes/types allowed by the organization
  • Use discounts (claim them)
  • Use lowest-cost cloud where feasible
  • Use lowest-cost regions
  • Understand data retrieval and export charges