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AWS Spot instances

☁️ ☁️ Amazon EC2 Spot Instances
Run fault-tolerant workloads for up to 90% off

Amazon #ec2 Spot Instances let you take advantage of unused EC2 capacity in the AWS cloud. Spot Instances are available at up to a 90% discount compared to On-Demand prices. You can use Spot Instances for various stateless, fault-tolerant, or flexible applications such as big data, containerized workloads, CI/CD, web servers, high-performance computing (HPC), and test & development workloads. Because Spot Instances are tightly integrated with AWS services such as Auto Scaling, EMR, ECS, #cloudformation , Data Pipeline and AWS Batch, you can choose how to launch and maintain your applications running on Spot Instances.

💡 How it works

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💡 Why:
✅ Low, predictable prices
✅ Massive scale
✅ Easy to use
✅ Easy to automate

💡 Where:
✅ Big Data & Analytics
✅ Containerized workloads
✅ CI/CD Testing
✅ Web Services
✅ Image and media rendering
✅ High performance computing

💡 Best Practices:
✅ Prepare individual instances for interruptions
✅ Be flexible in terms of instance types and availability zones
✅ Use EC2 Auto Scaling groups or Spot Fleet to manage your total capacity
✅ Use integrated AWS services to manage your Spot instances

Check Spot instances pricing here

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