Traffic from #1 post on Hacker News

My last post recently featured #1 on Hacker News. This surprises me a little bit because when I first posted the link, there were little interest (~15 points) in it. I shake it off and went on with my day. Few days later, when I was browsing Hacker News, my blog post was featured right there on the home page through someone else’s submission. The post stays at #1 for ~ 12 hours before drift off to page 2.
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The story behind my talk: Cloud Cost Optimization at Scale: How we use Kubernetes and spot instances to reduce EC2 billing up to 80%

This is the story behind my talk: “Cloud Cost Optimization at Scale: How we use Kubernetes and spot instances to reduce EC2 billing up to 80%”. Now before I tell this story, I will admit first hand that the actual number is lower than 80%. 2015 # The story began in mid 2015 when I was employed by one of my ex-employer. It was a .NET framework shop that struggled to scale in both performance and cost at the time.
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