AWS Compute Blog

Category: Auto Scaling

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 […]

Simplifying Amazon EC2 instance type flexibility with new attribute-based instance type selection features

This blog is written by Rajesh Kesaraju, Sr. Solution Architect, EC2-Flexible Compute and Peter Manastyrny, Sr. Product Manager, EC2. Today AWS is adding two new attributes for the attribute-based instance type selection (ABS) feature to make it even easier to create and manage instance type flexible configurations on Amazon EC2. The new network bandwidth attribute […]

Flow chart showing the steps and IEM is usually made of: 1. Event is planned 2. IEM is initiated 6-8 weeks in advance of the event 3. Infrastructure readiness is assessed and mitigations are applied 4. The event 5. Post-event review

How to prepare your application to scale reliably with Amazon EC2

This blog post is written by, Gabriele Postorino, Senior Technical Account Manager, and Giorgio Bonfiglio, Principal Technical Account Manager In this post, we’ll discuss how you can prepare for planned and unplanned scaling events with Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), and make sure that your infrastructure is ready to sustain increased compute power requirements. […]

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Understanding AWS Lambda scaling and throughput

AWS Lambda provides a serverless compute service that can scale from a single request to hundreds of thousands per second. When designing your application, especially for high load, it helps to understand how Lambda handles scaling and throughput. There are two components to consider: concurrency and transactions/requests per second. Concurrency of a system is the […]

Implementing Attribute-Based Instance Type Selection using Terraform

This blog post is written by Christian Melendez, Senior Specialist Solutions Architect, Flexible Compute – EC2 Spot and Carlos Manzanedo Rueda, WW SA Leader, Flexible Compute – EC2 Spot. In this blog post we will cover the release of Terraform support for Attribute-Based Instance Type Selection (ABS). ABS simplifies the configuration required to acquire compute […]

Example flow of License Manager, AWS Auto Scaling, and EC2 Instances and their relationship to each other.

Implementing Auto Scaling for EC2 Mac Instances

This post is written by: Josh Bonello, Senior DevOps Architect, AWS Professional Services; Wes Fabella, Senior DevOps Architect, AWS Professional Services Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) is a web service that provides secure, resizable compute capacity in the cloud. The introduction of Amazon EC2 Mac now enables macOS based workloads to run in the AWS Cloud. […]

Using EC2 Auto Scaling predictive scaling policies with Blue/Green deployments

This post is written by Ankur Sethi, Product Manager for EC2. Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling allows customers to realize the elasticity benefits of AWS by automatically launching and shutting down instances to match application demand. Earlier this year we introduced predictive scaling, a new EC2 Auto Scaling policy that predicts demand and proactively scales capacity, resulting […]

Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling will no longer add support for new EC2 features to Launch Configurations

This post is written by Scott Horsfield, Principal Solutions Architect, EC2 Scalability and Surabhi Agarwal, Sr. Product Manager, EC2. In 2010, AWS released launch configurations as a way to define the parameters of instances launched by EC2 Auto Scaling groups. In 2017, AWS released launch templates, the successor of launch configurations, as a way to streamline […]

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Introducing Native Support for Predictive Scaling with Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling

This post is written by Scott Horsfield, Principal Solutions Architect, EC2 Scalability and Ankur Sethi, Sr. Product Manager, EC2 Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling allows customers to realize the elasticity benefits of AWS by automatically launching and shutting down instances to match application demand. Today, we are excited to tell you about predictive scaling. It is a […]

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Building private cross-account APIs using Amazon API Gateway and AWS PrivateLink

This post is written by Brian Zambrano, Enterprise Solutions Architect and Srinivasa Atta, Sr. Technical Account Manager With microservice architectures, multiple teams within an organization often build different parts of an application. Different teams may own functionality for a given business segment. An effective pattern to support this is a centrally managed public API. This […]