Tag: Billing

Billing Official Blog July 3, 2020

11 best practices for operational efficiency and cost reduction with Google Cloud - Our new eGuide examples how fundamental IT changes like migrating on-premises workloads to the cloud can reduce costs, increase agility, and pay ROI dividends down the line.

App Engine Billing Serverless July 3, 2020

Don’t Accept the Defaults! How to Reduce Costs with Google App Engine Autoscaling - Getting higher performance at lower costs by modifying the default values to match the workload of your service for App Engine workloads.

Billing Cloud SQL Official Blog June 29, 2020

More value for less with Cloud SQL committed use discounts - Cloud SQL on Google Cloud database instances now have a committed use discount, applicable to MySQL, PostgreSQL, and SQL Server.

Billing GCP Experience June 22, 2020

How Gcloud’s billing issue caused a business shutdown for one day - Solving a sudden increase in charges ob GCP.

Billing June 22, 2020

Optimize Cloud Use While Reducing Costs - 5 best practices that allow you to optimize cloud usage and reduce bills on GCP.

Billing Monitoring Official Blog June 15, 2020

Using Recommenders to keep your cloud running optimally - The Recommenders displayed the new Recommender Hub provide actionable advice on optimizing your Google Cloud environment.

Billing Official Blog Serverless June 15, 2020

Optimizing for long-term cost management in fully managed applications - These general optimizations can increase the overall efficiency of your fully managed serverless applications and reduce your overall bill. Learn now.

BigQuery Billing Data Analytics Official Blog June 1, 2020

Effectively using BigQuery Reservations - Cloud data warehouse BigQuery Reservations is a platform for cost and workload management.

BigQuery Billing Data Analytics Official Blog June 1, 2020

Optimize BigQuery costs with Flex Slots - Try Flex Slots in cloud data warehouse BigQuery to save costs when running jobs or workloads such as querying large tables.

BigQuery Billing Data Analytics Official Blog June 1, 2020

Choosing between BigQuery on-demand and flat rate pricing - Tips on using your BigQuery cloud data warehouse efficiently and saving costs with both on-demand and flat-rate pricing models.

Billing Official Blog June 1, 2020

Operate more efficiently and reduce your costs with the cloud - We’re sharing the solutions and best practices we’re finding to be the most helpful for businesses, whether they’re recovering, adjusting, or building for the future.

Billing Cloud Dataflow Data Analytics Official Blog May 25, 2020

Predicting the cost of a Dataflow job - Estimate the cost of batch and streaming analytics service jobs in Google Cloud’s Dataflow.

Billing Official Blog May 18, 2020

Cloud cost optimization: principles for lasting success - Learn organizational principles that can help you run your cloud environment efficiently and cost effectively.

Billing Security May 11, 2020

Google Cloud Best Practices: 2020 Roundup - A list of 17 recent articles on best practices consisting of different tips and tricks to help you fully utilize and optimize your Google Cloud environment.

Billing Cloud Dataproc Data Analytics Official Blog May 4, 2020

Optimize Dataproc costs using VM machine type - Try optimizing big data clusters from Spark, Hadoop, and Presto with fully managed Dataproc. Choosing VMs wisely can save on Dataproc costs.

App Engine Billing Cloud Functions Cloud Run Official Blog Serverless May 4, 2020

Managing cost and reliability in fully managed applications - Learn simple tasks and checks you can perform to both minimize downtime and mitigate unexpected costs for your serverless applications.

Billing Data Analytics Official Blog April 27, 2020

Best practices for optimizing your cloud costs - Following these best practices will help optimize your cloud costs to the needs of your business, so you can get through these unpredictable times.

Billing Compute Engine April 6, 2020

How to Use Google Preemptible VMs to Get 80% Savings - FAQ about using preemptible VMs on GCP.

BigQuery Billing Cloud Logging Stackdriver April 6, 2020

Exporting BigQuery usage logs to… BigQuery - A brief article that describes how to setup Logs export to BigQuery and how to query BigQuery related data.

Billing March 16, 2020

Managing Billing Permissions in Google Cloud - The article goes through basic steps to set up a billing account, permissions, etc.

Billing Cloud Resource Manager IAM March 9, 2020

Google Cloud Tips and Tricks: Understanding the Resource Hierarchy - Overview of Resources Hierarchy with tips and tricks to use more efficiently.

Billing Google Cloud Platform March 2, 2020

4 Ways to Get Google Cloud Credits - Learn how to get started on Google’s Cloud Platform for free.

Billing Networking Official Blog Dec. 9, 2019

Networking cost optimization best practices: an overview - An overview of how to manage Google Cloud networking costs.

Billing Compute Engine Dec. 9, 2019

GCP announces - No more free external IPs. Estimate your future costs. - A script to calculate the total price for external IPv4 addresses based on pricing from January 1st, 2020.

Billing Nov. 25, 2019

Inside your cloud bill: where is the money going? - Getting billing info for GCP project.

AWS Billing Oct. 14, 2019

AWS vs Google Cloud Pricing — A Comprehensive Look - Comparison of AWS and GCP pricing.

BigQuery Billing Sept. 30, 2019

Snitching on expensive Google BigQuery queries - A simple tool that checks and alerts if some BigQuery query passes a certain threshold in terms of cost.

Billing Google Kubernetes Engine Kubernetes Sept. 16, 2019

Mistake that cost thousands (Kubernetes, GKE) - How used instance type in Google Kubernetes Engine cluster affects billing.

App Engine Billing Sept. 16, 2019

Optimizing your App Engine instances for maximum throughput - How some tweaks helped to cut down over 40% of App Engine costs.

Billing Official Blog Aug. 19, 2019

Shining a light on your costs: New billing features from Google Cloud - Cloud cost management gets easier with new billing features from Google Cloud, including improved visibility, flexibility, and data export.

Billing Aug. 19, 2019

How to become a Cloud cost-control guru on GCP - Cloud computing costs are difficult to grasp. Most of us have just given up on trying to understand clearly where all the cost figures on…

Billing Compute Engine Official Blog June 10, 2019

More choice, less complexity: New Compute Engine pricing options on tap - Compute Engine committed use discounts now apply to many more resources, and you can make capacity reservations in anticipation of spikes in demand.

Billing March 25, 2019

Setting Budget and Alerts for your Google Cloud project - The article explains budget alerts and how to set them.

BigQuery Billing March 18, 2019

Reconcile Your Monthly GCP Invoice with BigQuery Billing Export - Getting correct billing information from billing exports to BigQuery.

Billing Compute Engine Feb. 18, 2019

How to Analyze Google Cloud Committed Use Discounts - Google Cloud Committed Use discount program for customers that are willing to “commit” to a certain level of usage of the GCP Compute Engine.

Billing Kubernetes Feb. 4, 2019

Better Cost Control in Kubernetes - Optimisation of deployments, and reviewing costs to ensure that we have well optimised usage of resources in Kubernetes.

Billing Google Kubernetes Engine Jan. 7, 2019

Cutting costs on Kubernetes Cluster (GKE)— Concepts Applied - Using Preemtible VMs on GKE to reduce costs.

Billing Dec. 17, 2018

Cost Management - Collection of tools for monitoring, controlling, and optimizing your costs.

Billing Cloud Functions Dec. 3, 2018

Capping costs on GCP for many projects with a budget for many months - Tracking billing info for project.

Billing Oct. 29, 2018

Getting Started on GCP: Billing Accounts - Understand Billing Accounts on Google Cloud Platform.

Billing Official Blog Oct. 8, 2018

Whitepaper: The guide to financial governance in the cloud - Importance of financial governance controls and the role these controls play in increasing the predictability of cloud costs.

Billing July 16, 2018

Predict your future costs with Google Cloud Billing cost forecast - Availability of a new cost forecast feature for Google Cloud Billing to know costs trends and how much you are projected to spend.

Billing July 16, 2018

Breaking down Google Cloud costs by location (or anything else!) - Article explains tools to use to label GCP resources so their use can be collected and visualised.

Billing July 2, 2018

Google Cloud Platform Cross Org Billing - How to use same billing account across multiple organizations.

 

Latest Issues




Contact

Zdenko Hrček
Třebanická 183
Prague, Czech Republic
Phone: +420 777 283 075
Email: zdenko@gcpweekly.com