I had to laugh a bit as my previous employers of both Hewlett-Packard and Unisys resemble this remark... giving development 2x the resources than marketing. lol.
I am really enjoying the ADM series. I have created AWS clusters for both RHEL AMIs and Ubuntu, with the later learning how to use spot pricing on AWS to save me a bit of $ on my lab environment.
Fellow students check out the spot pricing options.