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Tag: Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling

Running Cost-effective queue workers with Amazon SQS and Amazon EC2 Spot Instances

This post is contributed by Ran Sheinberg | Sr. Solutions Architect, EC2 Spot & Chad Schmutzer | Principal Developer Advocate, EC2 Spot | Twitter: @schmutze Introduction Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) is used by customers to run decoupled workloads in the AWS Cloud as a best practice, in order to increase their applications’ resilience. You […]

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

AWS announces the new capacity-optimized allocation strategy for Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling and EC2 Fleet. This new strategy automatically makes the most efficient use of spare capacity while still taking advantage of the steep discounts offered by Spot Instances. It’s a new way for you to gain easy access to extra EC2 compute capacity in […]

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Running high-scale web applications on Amazon EC2 Spot Instances

NOTE: Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling groups now lets you mix On-Demand, Spot and RIs, as well as different instance types, as described here. In the architecture described below, the Spot Fleet component can be replaced by an EC2 Auto Scaling groups. Contributed by Ran Sheinberg, Spot Specialist Solutions Architect, and the Appnext team At re:Invent […]

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