Articles by Nicole Albee

IT DevOps Engineer, Fastenal

Nicole is currently a DevOps Engineer at Fastenal. Prior to joining DevOps, she has held positions as a software developer and DBA during her 10 year career. Her primary focus is being the Elastic Stack admin. She enjoys working with data and open source software to solve complex problems.


Optimizing costs in Elastic Cloud: Availability zones and snapshot management

Cluster management strategies such as adjusting availability zones and snapshot management can help you manage costs and ensure that your deployment configuration suits your use case.


Optimizing costs in Elastic Cloud: Replica shard management

Managing replicas in Elastic Cloud can help you optimise the structure of your data in Elasticsearch and reduce costs.