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Why B2B Application Performance & Latency Matter

Why B2B Application Performance & Latency Matter
Performance & latency matter for B2B SaaS Applications, impacting user experience and ultimately retention and revenue.
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May 31, 2024
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Reducing Incidents with Autonomous Cloud Management: 7 Lessons from Autonomous Vehicles

Reducing Incidents with Autonomous Cloud Management: 7 Lessons from Autonomous Vehicles
The development of autonomous vehicles as a solution to vehicle accidents provides parallels for the development of autonomous cloud management as a path to incident reduction. Explore key lessons on reducing human error, leveraging AI, incremental progress, phased rollouts, and building user trust to enhance system reliability and safety.
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May 27, 2024
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The Future is Autonomous: the AI-Driven Revolution in Cloud Management

The Future is Autonomous: the AI-Driven Revolution in Cloud Management
Traditional manual and rule-based automated systems struggle to keep up with the complexity of managing cloud environments leads to persistent issues with cost control and performance optimization. It's time to take the next step in cloud management—AI-driven autonomous cloud management platforms are solving the complexity challenge in modern cloud environments.
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May 23, 2024
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Choosing Amazon S3 Storage Classes: Key Considerations

Choosing Amazon S3 Storage Classes: Key Considerations
Key considerations when choosing Amazon S3 storage class include access frequency, performance (retrieval time), availability, durability, and cost. S3 Standard is ideal for frequently accessed data. S3 Standard-IA and One Zone-IA are cost-effective for infrequent access. Glacier, Glacier Flexible Retrieval, and Glacier Deep Archive offer substantial cost savings for long-term archival storage. Intelligent Tiering is beneficial for unpredictable access patterns, automating cost savings by transitioning data between tiers.
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May 19, 2024
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Amazon ECS Optimization Challenges 

Amazon ECS Optimization Challenges 
Successful ECS optimization impacts financial performance including both cost savings through reduced overprovisioning and discount management, and revenue gains from application performance and latency gains. While ECS offers a range of controls and strategies, including rightsizing and utilizing spot instances, implementation is complex when managed with manual methods.
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May 10, 2024
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Four Engineering Optimizations for Amazon ECS

Four Engineering Optimizations for Amazon ECS
Explore four essential engineering optimizations for Amazon ECS - rightsizing, task placement, autoscaling, and scheduled shutdowns. Learn how to enhance ECS service performance and reduce costs with real-world examples of CPU optimization, memory efficiency, and task management. Discover the benefits of AWS Graviton instances for cost-efficiency and performance, strategic deployment through task placement, and cost savings with larger instance types. Understand how autoscaling adapts to traffic changes and how scheduled resource shutdowns during off-peak hours can further reduce expenses. Optimize your AWS environment for better performance and cost-effectiveness with these proven strategies.
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May 10, 2024
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Using Amazon ECS Spot, Savings Plan and Reserved Instances to Optimize Costs

Using Amazon ECS Spot, Savings Plan and Reserved Instances to Optimize Costs
Discover AWS pricing models for ECS in this guide, covering On-Demand, Reserved Instances, Savings Plans, and Spot Instances. Learn how On-Demand instances offer a flexible pay-as-you-go model for fluctuating workloads, and explore the long-term discounts available with Reserved Instances and Savings Plans for predictable usage. Delve into Spot Instances, which provide steep discounts for fault-tolerant or stateless applications. This article also explains how to optimize costs and ensure availability by mixing On-Demand and Spot capacities, with a focus on ECS’s capabilities in automating Spot Instance lifecycle management and integrating with AWS Auto Scaling Groups. Perfect for optimizing your AWS spending strategy.
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May 10, 2024
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Rightsizing Kubernetes Dev/Test Environments: Saving $500K/yr in 60 Days

Rightsizing Kubernetes Dev/Test Environments: Saving $500K/yr in 60 Days
A technology company achieved a 25% cost saving across 1,400 Kubernetes services with Sedai's autonomous optimization technology by rightsizing Dev/Test environments. AI-powered autonomous optimization optimized Kubernetes requests and limits in Kubernetes workloads and optimized instance count and type. An AI driven approach was more effective than manual optimization, especially given the small spend on each individual service. Optimization is one key capability of Sedai's autonomous cloud management platform.
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April 30, 2024
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FCIs Are the New Availability

FCIs Are the New Availability
Failed Customer Interactions (FCIs) are a valuable metric measuring customer experience that accounts for the declining usefulness of time based measures such as uptime in microservice based architectures. It provides valuable insights into system availability from a customer-centric standpoint.
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April 26, 2024
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Kubernetes Cluster Scaling Challenges

Kubernetes Cluster Scaling Challenges
In this article we will explore the reasons behind our adoption of Kubernetes, delve into the concept of autoscaling within Kubernetes, and specifically focus on cluster autoscaling. Throughout this article, we will examine the various tools that enable cluster autoscaling configuration
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April 25, 2024
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Using Scheduled Shutdowns to Optimize Amazon ECS Development Costs

Using Scheduled Shutdowns to Optimize Amazon ECS Development Costs
Keeping Amazon ECS development & testing environments workloads running when they're not actively used can lead to considerable expenses for teams.Implementing scheduled shutdowns of Amazon ECS cloud resources when not in use can lead to cloud cost savings with relatively little implementation effort.Four ways to achieve shutdowns for Amazon ECS include (1) manual shutdowns, (2) Lambda functions, (3) Cloudwatch templates and (4) schedules inside a platform such as Sedai.
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April 22, 2024
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Five Capabilities of Autonomous Cloud Management Systems

Five Capabilities of Autonomous Cloud Management Systems
Learn about five key differences between autonomous and traditional automated systems. These include 1. Intelligent Decision-Making, 2. Dynamic Adaptability and Context-Awareness, 3. Self-Correcting Capability, 4. Complexity and 5. Scalability and Limited Human Oversight.
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April 21, 2024
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Autonomous Optimization of Amazon ECS at KnowBe4

Autonomous Optimization of Amazon ECS at KnowBe4
KnowBe4's autonomous journey has led to 98% of their Amazon. ECS and Lambda services running autonomously, with a 27% cost reduction and over 1,100 autonomous actions in the past 3 months. KnowBe4 fhad aced an optimization challenge with their Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) services, leading them to adopt Sedai's autonomous optimization to reduce toil for engineers and improve efficiency. KnowBe4 implemented a three-part approach (Crawl, Walk, Run) to gradually adopt autonomous optimization, resulting in significant cost savings and performance gains.
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April 14, 2024
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Optimizing Cloud Costs & Performance with Autonomous Cloud: Panel Discussion with PayPal, TopCoder and Ironclad Engineering Leaders

Optimizing Cloud Costs & Performance with Autonomous Cloud: Panel Discussion with PayPal, TopCoder and Ironclad Engineering Leaders
In this article which serves as a summary of a collaborative panel discussion on monitoring and optimization strategies for cloud-based systems, we delve into the exciting advancements in this rapidly evolving landscape. We focus on crucial aspects such as cost management, performance optimization, and the emergence of autonomous solutions. Join us as we explore insights from the panelists and gain valuable perspectives on these topics. You can watch the full video here.
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April 8, 2024
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What is an Autonomous System?

What is an Autonomous System?
Is Tesla known for building the safest car on earth? They made an interesting discovery regarding task division. By examining all operations, they identified two distinct segments: One that can be effectively performed by machines and another that is better suited for humans. When the first segment is completely handled by machines without any human intervention, it is referred to as an autonomous system. This means that the system operates autonomously.
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April 7, 2024
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The Impact of Autonomous Systems

The Impact of Autonomous Systems
This article, based on the kickoff session from the autocon/22 conference, sets the stage for the event by outlining the significance of autonomous systems in cloud management. It explores how autonomous systems have revolutionized various industries and highlights their transformative potential.
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March 28, 2024
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Understanding Lambda Extensions

Understanding Lambda Extensions
In this article, we'll be exploring an important topic: Lambda Extensions. These extensions are a powerful feature that was introduced last year. So, let's jump straight into it and understand the details of this valuable addition.
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March 28, 2024
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