Cloud FinOps

Cloud FinOps Collaborative, Real-Time Cloud Value Decision Making

Second edition

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Publisher's Synopsis

FinOps brings financial accountability to the variable spend model of cloud. Used by the majority of global enterprises, this management practice has grown from a fringe activity to the de facto discipline managing cloud spend. In this book, authors J.R. Storment and Mike Fuller outline the process of building a culture of cloud FinOps by drawing on real-world successes and failures of large-scale cloud spenders.

Engineering and finance teams, executives, and FinOps practitioners alike will learn how to build an efficient and effective FinOps machine for data-driven cloud value decision-making. Complete with a road map to get you started, this revised second edition includes new chapters that cover forecasting, sustainability, and connectivity to other frameworks.

You'll learn:

  • The DNA of a highly functional cloud FinOps culture
  • A road map to build executive support for FinOps adoption
  • How to understand and forecast your cloud spending
  • How to empower engineering and finance to work together
  • Cost allocation strategies to create accountability for cloud and container spend
  • Strategies for rate discounts from cloud commitments
  • When and how to implement automation of repetitive cost tasks
  • How to empower engineering team action on cost efficiency

Book information

ISBN: 9781492098355
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Imprint: O'Reilly
Pub date:
Edition: Second edition
DEWEY: 004.6782
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: xxvi, 424
Weight: 796g
Height: 177mm
Width: 235mm
Spine width: 31mm