Docker Small Hints #2: Controlling Cloud Costs using Alarms in AWS

In order not to wake up one morning with a high AWS Cloud bill, it’s advisable to set a BillingAlarm which will notify you when your environments are starting charging more than you expect.

In the sample below I will get an Email when the Estimated Charges for 6 hours is passing 10 USD. 

It will allow you to react in time in case some of your instances will go out of your expected bound. 

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