Whether you're a startup getting to profitability or an enterprise optimizing spend, it pays to run cost-efficient architectures on AWS. Dive deep into techniques used by successful customers to reduce waste and fine-tune their AWS spending, often with improved performance and a better end-customer experience. Some techniques covered in this session: Learn how to make the most of Auto Scaling, develop an effective Spot Instance strategy, and optimize for your daily traffic cycles. Learn techniques to tier storage, offload your static content to Amazon S3 and Amazon CloudFront, reduce your database loads with edge caching, spawn part-time databases, pool resources across accounts, and even teach your dev/test instances to sleep. Showcasing easily-applicable methods, this session could be your best invested hour all day.