In AWS EC2, there are three main elements such as an Instance, a Snapshot and a Volume.
Each of these consume resources such as hard disk space, bandwidth and is costing us money on a daily basis.
The idea is to take a backup of our unused data and source and move them into cloud storage and then delete the dormant instances, snapshots and volumes.
This will result in an immediate reduction in our running costs of AWS EC2 instances. I will briefly explain how we do it, here.
Logon to our Amazon Web Services console and choose EC2.
What are the EC2 elements that cost money?
In the EC2 dashboard main screen, among other things, we will see Running Instances, Snapshots and Volumes. As indicated, these things cost us money, by the hour. Of course, Elastic IPs also cost, but only if we aren't using them.
Of these, the instances will cost us according to the server we have chosen, micro, small, medium, etc. The storage that we use for the serve…