Posted On: Feb 7, 2018
The AWS Instance Scheduler is a solution that enables customers to easily configure custom start and stop schedules for their Amazon EC2 and Amazon RDS instances. The solution is easy to deploy and can help reduce operational costs for both development and production environments. Customers who use this solution to run instances during regular business hours can save up to 70% compared to running those instances 24 hours a day.
The solution deploys Amazon CloudWatch, AWS Lambda, and Amazon DynamoDB. For pricing details, see the pricing webpage for each AWS service you will be using in this solution. To learn more about the AWS Instance Scheduler, see the solution webpage.
The AWS Solutions team communicates AWS architectural best practices and develops standardized, automated solutions for the platform. Our offerings currently live on the AWS Answers webpage, where customers can browse common questions by category to find answers in the form of succinct Solution Briefs or comprehensive Solutions, which are AWS-vetted, automated, turnkey reference implementations that address specific business needs.