Act Like a Cloud Genius — Kill Zombie Capacity Quickly

Act Like a Cloud Genius — Kill Zombie Capacity Quickly

Zombie capacity is any infrastructure piece that looks like it’s doing something, but in reality, is lying unused and should be killed. Zombie capacity can accumulate quickly and can be one of your largest infrastructure debts. The zombies come out of the dark when you get your cloud bill, your users complain about your system’s performance or availability, or you look at cost or usage metrics that look shameful to you and are hard to defend to your CTO.