We often come across threads on twitter and elsewhere talking about how cloud billing is broken. There is no technical reason why SaaS/IaaS/PaaS/Your-favorite-as-a-service providers can't setup graceful service limits.
Recently, we came across this twitter thread:
Hey friends,Alex Chan (@alexwlchan) May 30, 2021
I have a panicked student in my DMs who’s accidentally racked up an $8k AWS bill.
My suggestion of “talk to Support” is no good—apparently they won’t issue a billing adjustment. Anybody got better ideas, or know someone at AWS who can help them out?
RT for reach?
Imagine being that student. You are thrilled about that idea you thought of during class, dreaming up clever ways