62 episodes

Stephen Old and Frank Contrepois get together to discuss what's new in the world of cloud when it comes to FinOps.  There are two monthly episodes, one where we'll discuss the top stories we've found from this month and a second episode where we bring in a friend of the show to talk to us about a topic of their choosing.

What's new in Cloud FinOps‪?‬ The FinOps Guys - Stephen Old and Frank Contrepois

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    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

Stephen Old and Frank Contrepois get together to discuss what's new in the world of cloud when it comes to FinOps.  There are two monthly episodes, one where we'll discuss the top stories we've found from this month and a second episode where we bring in a friend of the show to talk to us about a topic of their choosing.

    WNiCF - Interview with Mike Stephenson - Azure Free tier and other

    WNiCF - Interview with Mike Stephenson - Azure Free tier and other

    In this episode, Steve, Frank and Mike discuss the benefits of using the free tier in Microsoft Azure. They explore the various free offerings available, such as Azure Cosmos DB, Azure DevOps, and speech-to-text translation. They also discuss the importance of monitoring costs and implementing processes to prevent unexpected expenses. Mike shares insights on cost optimization for Cosmos DB and announces an upcoming video on the topic.

    • 36 min
    WNiCF - April 2024 - News

    WNiCF - April 2024 - News

    SummaryIn this episode, Frank and Steve discuss the latest news from Google, Azure, and AWS.They cover topics such as new instance types, ARM-based CPUs, storage options, cost optimization, and Kubernetes cost allocation. The conversation also touches on the challenges of reducing storage and the importance of billing cost data in Cloud FinOps. In this conversation, Steve and Frank discuss various updates and announcements from different cloud providers. They cover topics such as multipl...

    • 43 min
    WNiCF - Interview with Rob Martin - The Updated FinOps Framework

    WNiCF - Interview with Rob Martin - The Updated FinOps Framework

    This month we talk about the FinOps Framework. The Framework has been vastly improved and updated to match what FinOps practitioners are doing, in the tranches. Who better than Rob Martin to guide us into the Framework? No-one. And we like him so much that he is the first returning interviewee. --- In this episode, we (SteveO and Frank) interview Rob Martin from the FinOps Foundation to discuss the recent updates to the FinOps framework. We talk about the process of ...

    • 40 min
    WNiCF - Interview with Steve Trask - The State of FinOps

    WNiCF - Interview with Steve Trask - The State of FinOps

    In this episode, Steve Trask, VP of Marketing at the FinOps Foundation, discusses the State of FinOps report and the insights gained from four years of research. They explore topics such as team structure, automation, executive buy-in, and the evolving priorities of FinOps practitioners. They also touch on the challenges of measuring the value of the FinOps team and the growing importance of sustainability in cloud operations. The conversation highlights the need for focus and prior...

    • 43 min
    WNiCF - March 2024 - News

    WNiCF - March 2024 - News

    In this episode, Frank and Steve discuss various news and updates in the cloud industry. They cover topics such as New AMD instances in AzureHolographic stickers - most important news :)Azure cache for Redis, BigQuery cost savingsAmazon RDS custom for SQL ServerAzure SQL managed instance improvementsChanges in AWS cost managementAWS Cost CategoryRetroactive application of cost allocation tagsAWS billing and cost management data export with CloudFormationReserved instances f...

    • 40 min
    WNiCF - cross podcast with Donal Bourke - Careers in FinOps

    WNiCF - cross podcast with Donal Bourke - Careers in FinOps

    In this bonus episode, we talk about FinOps careers and how each of us, the three hosts, have come to FinOps from three very different paths.- Donal from finance and accounting- Stephen from hospitality, sales, and more- Frank from being a geek in a basementIt is a great episode with the appearance of an old Nokia phone, the loss of the main host (Donal) for some time, and some really serious fun.

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

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3 Ratings

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Interesting and easy to understand

I am by no means a techy but the guys explained things really well. Will definitely tune in for more

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