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Category: Amazon EC2

TensorFlow Serving on Kubernetes with Amazon EC2 Spot Instances

This post is contributed by Kinnar Sen – Sr. Specialist Solutions Architect, EC2 Spot TensorFlow (TF) is a popular choice for machine learning research and application development. It’s a machine learning (ML) platform, which is used to build (train) and deploy (serve) machine learning models. TF Serving is a part of TF framework and is […]

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Executing Ansible playbooks in your Amazon EC2 Image Builder pipeline

This post is contributed by Andrew Pearce – Sr. Systems Dev Engineer, AWS Since launching Amazon EC2 Image Builder, many customers say they want to re-use existing investments in configuration management technologies (such as Ansible, Chef, or Puppet) with Image Builder pipelines. In this blog, I walk through creating a document that can execute an Ansible […]

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Best practices for handling EC2 Spot Instance interruptions

This post is contributed by Scott Horsfield – Sr. Specialist Solutions Architect, EC2 Spot Amazon EC2 Spot Instances are spare compute capacity in the AWS Cloud available to you at steep discounts compared to On-Demand Instance prices. The only difference between an On-Demand Instance and a Spot Instance is that a Spot Instance can be […]

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EFS: Add file system

Using Amazon EFS for AWS Lambda in your serverless applications

Serverless applications are event-driven, using ephemeral compute functions to integrate services and transform data. While AWS Lambda includes a 512-MB temporary file system for your code, this is an ephemeral scratch resource not intended for durable storage. Amazon EFS is a fully managed, elastic, shared file system designed to be consumed by other AWS services, […]

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instance refresh automation flow

Introducing Instance Refresh for EC2 Auto Scaling

This post is contributed to by: Ran Sheinberg – Principal EC2 Spot SA, and Isaac Vallhonrat – Sr. EC2 Spot Specialist SA Today, we are launching Instance Refresh. This is a new feature in EC2 Auto Scaling that enables automatic deployments of instances in Auto Scaling Groups (ASGs), in order to release new application versions or make […]

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Building for Cost optimization and Resilience for EKS with Spot Instances

This post is contributed by Chris Foote, Sr. EC2 Spot Specialist Solutions Architect Running your Kubernetes and containerized workloads on Amazon EC2 Spot Instances is a great way to save costs. Kubernetes is a popular open-source container management system that allows you to deploy and manage containerized applications at scale. AWS makes it easy to run […]

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Migrating a SharePoint application using the AWS Server Migration Service

This post is contributed by Ashwini Rudra, Solutions Architect; Rajesh Rathod, Sr. Product Manager; Vivek Chawda, Senior Software Engineer, EC2 Enterprise Many AWS customers are migrating on-premises SharePoint workloads to AWS for greater reliability, faster performance, and lower costs. While planning the migration, customers are looking for tools and methodologies that reduce the time to […]

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Running Web Applications on Amazon EC2 Spot Instances

This post is contributed by Isaac Vallhonrat, Sr. EC2 Spot Specialist SA Amazon EC2 Spot Instances allow customers to save up to 90% compared to On-Demand pricing by leveraging spare EC2 capacity. Spot Instances are a perfect fit for fault tolerant workloads that are flexible to run on multiple instance types such as batch jobs, […]

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Cost Optimize your Jenkins CI/CD pipelines using EC2 Spot Instances

Author: Rajesh Kesaraju, Sr. Specialist Solution Architect, EC2 Spot Instances In this blog post, I go over using Amazon EC2 Spot Instances on continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) workloads, via the popular open-source automation server Jenkins. I also break down the steps required to adopt Spot Instances into your CI/CD pipelines for cost optimization purposes. In this blog, I explain […]

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10 things you can do today to reduce AWS costs

This post is contributed by Shankar Ramachandran, SA Specialist, Cost Optimization Introduction AWS’s breadth of services and pricing options offer the flexibility to effectively manage your costs, and still keep the performance and capacity per your business requirement. While the fundamental process of cost optimization on AWS remains the same – monitor your AWS costs and usage, […]

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