A user is trying to save some cost on the AWS services. Which of the below mentioned options will not help him save cost?

A user is trying to save some cost on the AWS services. Which of the below mentioned options will not help him save cost?

  • Delete the unutilized EBS volumes once the instance is terminated
  • Delete the AutoScaling launch configuration after the instances are terminated
  • Release the elastic IP if not required once the instance is terminated
  • Delete the AWS ELB after the instances are terminated
Explanation:
AWS bills the user on as pay as you go model. AWS will charge the user once the AWS resource is allocated. Even though the user is not using the resource, AWS will charge if it is in service or allocated. Thus, it is advised that once the user’s work is completed he should:
Terminate the EC2 instance Delete the EBS volumes Release the unutilized Elastic IPs Delete ELB The AutoScaling launch configuration does not cost the user. Thus, it will not make any difference to the cost whether it is deleted or not.