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Review of webinar “Right-Sizing Your Cloud Consumption on AWS” Speakers: Kevin Kline – principal program manager at SentryOne, Denis McDowell – solutions engineering manager at SentryOne, and Tom Staab – Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services.

In their words: “Running SQL Server workloads in the cloud can yield tremendous price/performance benefits, but dialing in the optimal cloud consumption model can be a challenge”.

These are some of the touch points discussed in the webinar:

  • Why choose Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • DBAs can focus on business needs vs all the “heavy lifting” by using AWS
  • AWS offerings for Microsoft SQL Server (Amazon RDS and Amazon EC2)
  • Accurately assess your cloud resource needs
  • Evaluating licensing models
  • Utilizing SQL Sentry to properly size your AWS SQL deployment
  • Systematically track cloud spending
  • Optimize performance of databases on AWS to avoid over-spending on consumption
  • Monitoring performance of database on AWS using SQL Sentry for capacity planning and cost optimization

Amazon Web Services is an interesting alternative to using Microsoft Azure for all your cloud SQL Server deployment needs especially if your right-sizing your AWS cloud consumption.

I give the webinar “Right-Sizing Your Cloud Consumption on AWS” a thumbs up! Right? Yeah?


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