More fun facts about AWS usage, this time from Cloudyn

some interesting stats!


Last week it was RightScale, now it’s Cloudyn eager to share its new data about how real customers use Amazon(s amzn) Web Services.

According to a survey by Cloudyn and The Big Data Group of 450 Cloudyn customers — who all use AWS — here are the main takeaways:

  • Amazon’s EC2 constitutes nearly two-thirds (62 percent) of total AWS spending.
  • More than half of those EC2 users now deploy Reserved Instances as part of their deployment.
  • On-demand pricing remains the number one choice for most users — it sucks up 71 percent of all their EC2 spending.
  • The S3 Simple Storage Service is still the most popular storage option, although Glacier, the cheaper archival storage choice, is gaining momentum.
  • The largest constituency among the Cloudyn/AWS users are those who spend less than $50,000 a year on AWS, but they account for just 4 percent of total AWS spending.
  • Just 4…

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