AWS Compute Blog

Category: Amazon EC2*

Dynamic Scaling with EC2 Spot Fleet

Tipu Qureshi, AWS Senior Cloud Support Engineer The RequestSpotFleet API allows you to launch and manage an entire fleet of EC2 Spot Instances with one request. A fleet is a collection of Spot Instances that are all working together as part of a distributed application and providing cost savings. With the ModifySpotFleetRequest API, it’s possible […]

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Cost-effective Batch Processing with Amazon EC2 Spot

Tipu Qureshi, AWS Senior Cloud Support Engineer With Spot Instances, you can save up to 90% of costs by bidding on spare Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances. This reference architecture is meant to help enable you to realize cost savings for batch processing applications while maintaining high availability. We recommend tailoring and testing […]

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Commenting Support in the AWS Compute Blog

Meta-announcement: We’re in the process of enabling commenting support for the AWS compute blog. You’ll see it starting to appear on newer posts and getting phased in for a subset of older ones. Looking forward to engaging with our readers directly! -Tim, Deepak, and our many guest authors

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An EC2 Spot Architecture for Web Applications

Tipu Qureshi, AWS Senior Cloud Support Engineer This blog post describes a reference architecture that utilizes Spot Instances and is meant to help enable you to realize additional cost savings for your stateless web tier while maintaining high availability. We recommend tailoring and testing it for your application before implementing it to a production environment. […]

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Compute content at re:Invent 2014

Tim Wagner, AWS Lambda AWS re:Invent 2014 Recap The 2014 re:Invent conference was an exciting venue for us to launch new compute-related services and features, including the Amazon EC2 Container Service, which supports Docker containers and lets you easily run distributed applications on a managed cluster of EC2 instances, and AWS Lambda, a new compute […]

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Welcome to the AWS Compute Blog

Tim Wagner, AWS Lambda GM and Deepak Singh, Amazon ECS Sr. Manager   Welcome to the AWS Compute blog! This blog covers compute services offered by AWS, including Amazon EC2, Amazon ECS, and AWS Lambda, with a focus on new trends in cloud computing. In it you’ll find Announcements and discussions of new features Deep […]

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