Auto Tag – Quicker, Cheaper, Easier

Elliott SpiraTaggingLeave a Comment

3 awesome improvements from our recent Auto Tag updates In 2015, we open-sourced a project that allowed users to automatically tag resources with the ARN of the user responsible for its creation. Since then, with the help of the growing community (189 stargazers, 79 forks at the time of writing), we have been able to deliver a few major updates … Read More

Retro Tag – Retroactively Tag AWS Resources

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Ever see untagged AWS Resources and think to yourself "who created this? It looks like I could delete it, but I don't want to affect anyone who is relying on it". Unfortunately, these untagged resources can build up building up like plaque in an artery, inflating your bill, using up bandwidth in your service limits and priming you for a … Read More

AWS Recommends GorillaStack At re:Invent 2017

Oliver BergerOpen Source, TaggingLeave a Comment

For the 3rd year in a row, Amazon Web Services has allocated part of its Cost Optimisation track at re:Invent to highlighting the benefits of GorillaStack as a part of an organisation’s tooling. In 2016, Keith Jarrett used a case study of GorillaStack’s AWS automation engine to highlight 60%+ cost savings for a major technology organisation – savings gained from … Read More

GorillaStack Auto Tag Gets An Update

Elliott SpiraOpen Source, TaggingLeave a Comment

Of all the things I love at GorillaStack, including beer, coffee, workplace banter and of course AWS, there are two in particular that I was able to enjoy the last few nights after work; Open Source and CloudFormation. We love Open Source at GorillaStack and highly prioritise giving back useful code to the broader developer community. We also love AWS … Read More

Amazon Web Services highlight GorillaStack Auto Tag as a key tool for helping to optimise AWS costs

Chris EllisBill Optimisation, Business, Tagging, Technology, Tools1 Comment

We’re delighted to report that GorillaStack was featured in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) presentation during the recent AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas. You can see what was said by checking out the video above. During the presentation Evan Crawford, Amazon Web Services, said: “We’ve got a great partner that just focuses on Cost Optimisation called GorillaStack. They’ve written … Read More

GorillaStack Presents: Auto Tag

Elliott SpiraOpen Source, Tagging, Tools

At GorillaStack, we are obsessed with making everything to do with your cloud easier. A big part of the cloud cost management challenge is cost allocation. A common strategy to deal with this problem is to tag/label your resources with the creator of that resource, the principle being that this will increase accountability within your team and simplify cost allocation … Read More