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Amazon EC2 Spot Instances are Now Available in the AWS GovCloud (US-West) Region

Source: AWS Amazon EC2 Spot Instances let you take advantage of unused EC2 capacity available 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 other test & development workloads. Spot Instances are easy to launch, scale and manage through AWS services like Amazon ECS and Amazon EMR, or integrated third parties like Terraform and Jenkins. Spot Instances can be launched via RunInstances API with a single additional parameter. You can also provision compute capacity across Spot Instances, RIs and On-Demand instances to optimize performance and cost ...

Amazon EC2 Fleet is Now Available in the AWS GovCloud (US-West) Region

Source: AWS Amazon EC2 Fleet is a new feature that simplifies the provisioning of Amazon EC2 capacity across different Amazon EC2 instance types, Availability Zones and across On-Demand, Amazon EC2 Reserved Instances (RI) and Amazon EC2 Spot purchase options. With a single API call, now you can provision capacity across EC2 instance types and across purchase options to achieve desired scale, performance and cost. You can create an EC2 fleet specification defining target capacity, which EC2 instance types work for you, and how much of your fleet should be filled using On-Demand, RI and Spot purchase options. You can also indicate whether EC2 Fleet should take into account the number of cores and amount of memory on each instance or consider all instances equal when scaling. EC2 Fleet then l...