AWS Compute Blog

Sheila Busser

Author: Sheila Busser

This figure shows the CloudWatch graph of three metrics – the total CPU Utilization of the Auto Scaling group, the load forecast generated by predictive scaling, and the derived metric using metric math that measures error for over-forecasting

Adopt Recommendations and Monitor Predictive Scaling for Optimal Compute Capacity

This post is written by Ankur Sethi, Sr. Product Manager, EC2, and Kinnar Sen, Sr. Specialist Solution Architect, AWS Compute. Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling helps customers optimize their Amazon EC2 capacity by dynamically responding to varying demand. Based on customer feedback, we enhanced the scaling experience with the launch of predictive scaling policies. Predictive scaling […]

Building Sustainable, Efficient, and Cost-Optimized Applications on AWS

This blog post is written by Isha Dua Sr. Solutions Architect AWS, Ananth Kommuri Solutions Architect AWS, Dr. Sam Mokhtari Sr. Sustainability Lead SA WA for AWS, and Adam Boeglin, Principal Specialist  EC2 Sustainability. Today, more than ever, sustainability and cost-savings are top of mind for nearly every organization. Research has shown that AWS’ infrastructure […]

Three EC2 instances are connected to an AWS subnet. There's an overlay network that spans all three instances.The router instance connects the overlay network to the AWS subnet. The management instance contains the CloudStack management service, which is attached to the overlay network. The host instance contains the CloudStack agent and some VMs, all of which are connected to the overlay network.

Building a Cloud in the Cloud: Running Apache CloudStack on Amazon EC2, Part 2

This blog is written by Mark Rogers, SDE II – Customer Engineering AWS. In part 1, I showed you how to run Apache CloudStack with KVM on a single Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance. That simple setup is great for experimentation and light workloads. In this post, things will get a lot more […]

EC2 instance summary info showing 1 instance, CentOS 7 (x86_64) AMI, c5.metal instance type, a security group name, and a 500 GiB volume

Building a Cloud in the Cloud: Running Apache CloudStack on Amazon EC2, Part 1

This blog is written by Mark Rogers, SDE II – Customer Engineering AWS. How do you put a cloud inside another cloud? Some features that make Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) secure and wonderful also make running CloudStack difficult. The biggest obstacle is that AWS and CloudStack both want to manage network resources. Therefore, we must […]

DNS-based load balancing

Enabling load-balancing of non-HTTP(s) traffic on AWS Wavelength

This blog post is written by Jack Chen, Telco Solutions Architect, and Robert Belson, Developer Advocate. AWS Wavelength embeds AWS compute and storage services within 5G networks, providing mobile edge computing infrastructure for developing, deploying, and scaling ultra-low-latency applications. AWS recently introduced support for Application Load Balancer (ALB) in AWS Wavelength zones. Although ALB addresses […]

Scaling AWS Outposts rack deployments with ACE racks

This blog post is written by Eric Vasquez, Specialist Hybrid Edge Solutions Architect, and Paul Scherer, Senior Network Service Tech. Overview AWS Outposts brings managed, monitored AWS infrastructure, compute, and storage to your on-premises environment. It provides the same AWS APIs, and console experience you would get within the AWS Region to which the Outpost […]

AWS Local Zones how it works

AWS Local Zones and AWS Outposts, choosing the right technology for your edge workload

This blog post is written by Joe Sacco, Senior Technical Account Manager. The AWS Global Cloud Infrastructure includes 30 Launched Regions, 96 Availability Zones (AZs), 410+ Points of Presence with 400+ Edge Locations, and 13 Regional Edge Caches.  With over 200 AWS services, most customer workloads can run in the AWS Regions. However, for some […]

Diagram depicting an Outpost that a customer has shared to three different accounts using RAM. The three different accounts each have a different application deployed in them.

Monitoring shared AWS Outposts rack capacity

This post is written by Adam Imeson, Sr. Hybrid Edge Specialist Solutions Architect. AWS Outposts rack is a fully-managed service that offers the same AWS infrastructure, APIs, tools, and a subset of AWS services to any data center, colocation space, or on-premises facility for a consistent hybrid experience. Outposts rack is ideal for workloads that […]

Our guide to AWS Compute at re:Invent 2022

This blog post is written by Shruti Koparkar, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Amazon EC2. AWS re:Invent is the most transformative event in cloud computing and it is starting on November 28, 2022. AWS Compute team has many exciting sessions planned for you covering everything from foundational content, to technology deep dives, customer stories, and even […]

Introducing the price-capacity-optimized allocation strategy for EC2 Spot Instances

This blog post is written by Jagdeep Phoolkumar, Senior Specialist Solution Architect, Flexible Compute and Peter Manastyrny, Senior Product Manager Tech, EC2 Core. Amazon EC2 Spot Instances are unused Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) capacity in the AWS Cloud available at up to a 90% discount compared to On-Demand prices. One of the best […]