How to Optimize Cloud Costs with Spot Instances

How to Optimize Cloud Costs with Spot Instances

  • Apply basic concepts of spare cloud capacity and compare spot instance offerings from major cloud providers
  • Use AWS Spot Instances and key AWS services including AWS Spot Advisor, RunInstances API, Spot Blocks, and Capacity and Spot Pools
  • Understand how spot prices are calculated and how to manage interruptions
  • Create your spot instance strategy for use with development and test environments, data processing with Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR), running task nodes as spot instances, container workloads for Kubernetes and Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS), and more

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