Resource Type, Size & Number

Resource Type, Size, & Number

Resource Size

Over-provisioning

  • Goal: Minimize waste due to over-provisioning
  • Target: Waste due to compute over-provisioing in the 1st tier of production workloads not to exceed 10% of tier compute cost, as reported by tool X. Waste due to compute over-provisioining in the 2nd tier of production workloads not to exceed 5% of tier compute cost.
  • Best Practice: Data-based selection
  • Measures: % of over provisioning
  • Good/Bad: Good
  • Why? When does it work well or not?: Provides a $ amount, allows headroom for demand spikes & time to scale
  • Contact/Contributor: natbesh@amazon.com