ProsperOps BizOps: Banking and credit for startups

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Chris Cochran   Chris Cochran, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Learn about our experience finding banking and credit for our startup. Oh, and personal guarantees too. Read more...

ProsperOps BizOps: Employee benefits for startups

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Chris Cochran   Chris Cochran, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Have you ever wondered how startups deal with benefits? Learn about our experience setting up company healthcare. Read more...

Should you buy All, Partial, or No Upfront RIs?

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Chris Cochran   Chris Cochran, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Wondering if All or Partial RIs are worth it? We break down the concepts and math so you can have confidence in your purchasing decisions. Read more...

Simplify your AWS Reserved Instance capacity planning

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Erik Carlin   Erik Carlin, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer

The traditional "bottoms-up" capacity planning approach for AWS Reserved Instances is complicated; see how a "top-down" approach can radically simplify it. Read more...

Know your RI break-even point

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Erik Carlin   Erik Carlin, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer

Reserved Instance break-even points help you accurately weigh the benefits and risks of your RI commitments. Read more...

Your Reserved Instance metrics could be deceiving you

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Erik Carlin   Erik Carlin, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer

Commonly used metrics like RI utilization and RI coverage don't always correlate with savings. Lower RI utilization and RI coverage could generate higher savings. Learn why tracking one simple metric will help you measure and maximze your RI savings performance. Read more...

Effective Savings Rate: The most important AWS savings metric you aren't tracking

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Erik Carlin   Erik Carlin, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer

Managing RIs with input metrics like RI utilization and RI coverage doesn't tell the full story and can be misleading. Effective Savings Rate (ESR) is the ROI for RIs, and is the one output metric you can use to measure true RI savings performance. Read more...

Optimizing AWS cost optimization

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Erik Carlin   Erik Carlin, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer

Cost optimization is a journey. There is no silver bullet, but there is a 'no regrets' choice that can accelerate your progress. Read more...

Hello World (and happy 10th birthday to RIs)

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Chris Cochran   Chris Cochran, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer