How to unlock savings with AWS Spot Instances

AWS Spot Instances represent an excellent way to save 40-90% on your EC2 spend.

However, Spot instances don't make sense for every workload type. Additionally, there are several implementation nuances to take into consideration in order to maximize your savings without causing service disruptions.

In this live session you will leave with a deeper understanding of AWS Spot Instances and learn how to achieve significant cost savings with them.

Specifically, we’ll cover:

  • How AWS Spot pricing works
  • Different capacity strategies you can use
  • When it makes sense to leverage Spot instances
  • Common implementation challenges when using Spot instances in your Auto Scaling Groups (ASGs)
  • How to maximize Spot savings while minimizing service disruption with Spot Scaling