AWS Compute Blog

Category: Best Practices

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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 […]

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 […]

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Running AI-ML Object Detection Model to Process Confidential Data using Nitro Enclaves

This blog post was written by, Antoine Awad, Solutions Architect, Kevin Taylor, Senior Solutions Architect and Joel Desaulniers, Senior Solutions Architect. Machine Learning (ML) models are used for inferencing of highly sensitive data in many industries such as government, healthcare, financial, and pharmaceutical. These industries require tools and services that protect their data in transit, […]

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 […]

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Building highly resilient applications with on-premises interdependencies using AWS Local Zones

This blog post is written by Rachel Rui Liu, Senior Solutions Architect. AWS Local Zones are a type of infrastructure deployment that places compute, storage, database, and other select AWS services close to large population and industry centers. Following the successful launch of the AWS Local Zones in 16 US cities since 2019, in Feb 2022, AWS […]

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Adding approval notifications to EC2 Image Builder before sharing AMIs

­­­­­This blog post is written by, Glenn Chia Jin Wee, Associate Cloud Architect, and Randall Han, Professional Services. You may be required to manually validate the Amazon Machine Image (AMI) built from an Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) Image Builder pipeline before sharing this AMI to other AWS accounts or to an AWS organization. […]

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Best Practices for Hosting Regulated Gaming Workloads in AWS Local Zones and on AWS Outposts

This blog post is written by Shiv Bhatt, Manthan Raval, and Pawan Matta, who are Senior Solutions Architects with AWS. Many industries are subject to regulations that are created to protect the interests of the various stakeholders. For some industries, the specific details of the regulatory requirements influence not only the organization’s operations, but also […]

Deploying Local Gateway Ingress Routing on AWS Outposts

This post is written by Leonardo Solano, Senior Hybrid Cloud Solution Architect and Chris Lunsford, Senior Specialist Solutions Architect, AWS Outposts. AWS Outposts lets customers use the same Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) security mechanisms, such as security groups and network access control lists, to control traffic flows for on-premises applications running on Outposts. Some […]

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Diving Deep into EC2 Spot Instance Cost and Operational Practices

This blog post is written by, Sudhi Bhat, Senior Specialist SA, Flexible Compute. Amazon EC2 Spot Instances are one of the popular choices among customers looking to cost optimize their workload running on AWS. Spot Instances let you take advantage of unused Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) capacity in the AWS cloud and are […]

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. […]