The Granulate Blog: Blog

Cloudera vs Databricks vs Snowflake: Choosing the Right Data Management Platform for Your Needs
Dive into the world of three major players in data management: Cloudera, Databricks, and Snowflake, and discover which one is right for your...
The State of Cloud Optimization 2024: Reporting on Resource Efficiency and Trends in Compute
The State of Cloud Optimization 2024: Reporting on Resource Efficiency and Trends in Compute
Explore the State of Cloud Optimization 2024 report for the latest trends, cost-saving strategies, and the rise of AI in cloud management
Pod vs. Instance Resource Rightsizing for Efficient Kubernetes
Pod vs. Instance Resource Rightsizing for Efficient Kubernetes
Which is better, rightsizing on the pod or instance level? Find out which strategy is best for Kubernetes efficiency.
Optimizing AI: Text Analytics and Basic NLP
Optimizing AI: Text Analytics and Basic NLP
The third in Intel Granulate’s series, Optimizing AI, a deep dive into optimizing Text Analytics and Basic NLP applications for improved...
Complete Guide to AWS Spot Instances
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Complete Guide to AWS Spot Instances
AWS Spot Instances are an offering from Amazon Web Services (AWS) that allows you to bid on spare Amazon EC2 computing capacity.
AWS Cost Management
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AWS Cost Management: Quick Guide to Amazon’s Free Tool
AWS Cost Management is a free set of tools and features provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS) to help users understand and control their AWS...
The 5 Biggest Challenges for Cloudera Optimization
The 5 Biggest Challenges for Cloudera Optimization
Optimizing Cloudera workloads can be a challenging endeavor. Read on to discover common challenges and how they may be overcome.
Optimizing AI: Large-scale Data Processing and Analytics
Optimizing AI: Large-Scale Data Processing and Analytics
The second in Intel Granulate’s series, Optimizing AI, a deep dive into optimizing Large-scale Data Processing and Analytics applications for...
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The American Airlines Journey to Contain Data Lakes Costs
Find out how American Airlines reduced the number of utilized nodes and saved an average of 23% on Databricks data lakes costs.
The CTO’s Secret Weapon in 2024: Optimizing for Growth
The CTO’s Secret Weapon in 2024: Optimizing for Growth
Discover the key to digital growth for CTOs in 2024. Uncover insights on cloud optimization and cost-efficient tech strategies to drive business...
Data Center Automation: Benefits, Types, and Best Practices
Data Center Automation: Benefits, Types, and Best Practices
Data center automation is the process of managing and executing tasks within a data center without human intervention
AWS Savings Plans: Types, Benefits, and How to Get Started
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AWS Savings Plans: Types, Benefits, and How to Get Started
AWS Savings Plans are a pricing model offered by Amazon Web Services (AWS) that allows customers to achieve significant cost savings on their...
7 Essential Practices for Cloudera Optimization
7 Essential Practices for Cloudera Optimization
When embarking on a cost optimization journey for applications running on Cloudera, these 7 practices can improve performance and save budget.
Optimizing AI: Machine Learning and Predictive Modeling
Optimizing AI: Machine Learning and Predictive Modeling
The first in Intel Granulate’s series, Optimizing AI, a deep dive into optimizing Machine Learning applications for improved performance.
Highlights and Recap from AWS re:Invent 2023
Highlights and Recap from AWS re:Invent 2023
If you weren’t able to make it this year, then take a look at these highlights from AWS re:Invent 2023
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5 Key Takeaways From The State of Cloud Optimization 2024 
Find out what's coming up next in the world of cloud optimization with a sneak peak at the finding from Intel Granulate's recent survey.
Understanding Data Center Costs & How they Compare to the Cloud
Understanding Data Center Costs and How they Compare to the Cloud
Data centers are the backbone of modern businesses, housing the critical IT infrastructure that supports an organization's digital operations.
What Is Application Performance Management (APM)? 2023 Guide
What Is Application Performance Management (APM)? 2024 Guide
Application performance management (APM) refers to the practice of monitoring and managing the performance and availability of software...
GKE Pricing: Key Components, Pricing Tiers, and Examples
GKE Pricing: Key Components, Pricing Tiers, and Examples
Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) was the world’s first managed Kubernetes service, and is still one of the most popular.
AWS Cost Calculator: Easiest Guide to Estimating Your Cloud Costs
AWS Cost Calculator: Easiest Guide to Estimating Your Cloud Costs
The AWS Cost Calculator is a free tool provided by Amazon that allows users to estimate the cost of using AWS services.