AWS launches per-second billing for EC2 and EBS services
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is to move to a per-second billing model for its EC2 and EBS services from October 2.
The move aims to go one step ahead of its competitors, Microsoft, Google et al, who have been since 2013 been utilising per-minute billing for its services.
Given the developments of products such as AWS Lambda, among others in the serverless realm, it makes sense to make the shift. AWS said many of its customers had been ‘dreaming up applications’ for EC2 that utilised a larger number...