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Spot by NetApp Elastigroup on AWS

Simplify infrastructure scaling and reduce cost on workloads

This Partner Solution deploys Spot by NetApp Elastigroup to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud. It's for organizations that want to manage Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) workloads using Elastigroup Intelligent Traffic Flow (ITF) load balancing and predictive auto scaling.

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This Partner Solution was developed by Spot by NetApp in collaboration with AWS. Spot by NetApp is an AWS Partner.

  •  What you'll build
  • This Partner Solution sets up the following:

    • A highly available architecture that spans three Availability Zones.
    • A virtual private cloud (VPC) configured with public subnets, according to AWS best practices, to provide you with your own virtual network on AWS.
    • An Application Load Balancer configured with Elastigroup ITF and predictive auto scaling.
    • Elastigroup is deployed to manage Amazon EC2 instances.
  •  How to deploy
  • To deploy this Partner Solution, follow instructions in the deployment guide, which includes these steps.

    1. Sign in to your AWS account. If you don't have an AWS account, sign up at
    2. Create a Spot account at Sign Up.
    3. Create a Spot token. For more information, refer to Create an API Token.
    4. Launch the Partner Solution. The stack takes about 10 minutes to deploy. Before you create the stack, choose the AWS Region from the top toolbar. Choose one of the following options:
    5. Test the deployment.

    Amazon may share user-deployment information with the AWS Partner that collaborated with AWS on this solution.  

  •  Costs and licenses
  • Follow the guide to create a free Spot account at Sign Up.

    You are responsible for the cost of the AWS services and any third-party licenses used while running this solution. There is no additional cost for using the solution.

    This solution includes configuration parameters that you can customize. Some of these settings, such as instance type, affect the cost of deployment. For cost estimates, refer to the pricing pages for each AWS service you use. Prices are subject to change.

    Tip: After you deploy a solution, create AWS Cost and Usage Reports to track associated costs. These reports deliver billing metrics to an Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) bucket in your account. They provide cost estimates based on usage throughout each month and aggregate the data at the end of the month. For more information, refer to What are AWS Cost and Usage Reports?