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Running Hashicorp Nomad on AWS with up to 85% savings

Anjali Panwar 02nd Jun, 2017 0 Comments

Nomad is a distributed, highly available, data center-aware cluster manager and scheduler that helps deploy applications on any infrastructure, at any scale, on premises or in the cloud. It supports virtualized, containerized, or standalone applications running on all major operating systems, and handles a broad range of workloads. Recently AWS provided a quick start guide

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Batchly is now cmpute.io

Paddy Raghavan 10th Apr, 2017 0 Comments

Batchly is a solution that balances your application on AWS across On-demand, RI and Spot instances to bring in up to 85% savings on your AWS costs without impacting your application uptime. Batchly started off (2 years back) with managing batch workloads on AWS but has since evolved to offer whole lot more in terms

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Spot instances – Running for 100+ days without termination

Paddy Raghavan 28th Feb, 2017 3 Comments

What are Spot Instances? Spot instances are deeply discounted instances provided by AWS at 80-90% cheaper rates when compared to on-demand instances. Performance wise, spot instances are comparable to on-demand instances. However, spot instances work on demand-supply economics and if outbid the instance would be taken immediately (with a 2 min termination notice) CMPUTE is

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New Year’s Resolution – Reduce AWS EC2 costs by 85%

Paddy Raghavan 05th Jan, 2017 0 Comments

We always hear about the same-old boring New Year’s resolutions that we end up breaking very soon. If you are an AWS user, there is an easy way to have (and stick with it) a New Year’s resolution of reducing your AWS costs (by up to 85%). Read on to find how to do it.

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Run your AWS Elastic Beanstalk on Spot Instances and Save up to 80% on EC2 costs

Vijay Olety 23rd Nov, 2016 0 Comments

AWS Elastic Beanstalk is an easy-to-use service for deploying and scaling web applications. It supports services developed with Java, .NET, PHP, Node.js, Python, Ruby and Go on well-known servers such as Apache, Nginx, and IIS. You can simply upload your code and Elastic Beanstalk automatically handles the deployment – from capacity provisioning, load balancing, auto

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How to Run your Production Web Applications on AWS Spot Instances

Vijay Olety 15th Nov, 2016 0 Comments

Spot Instances are great. They are cheap and offer up to 90% savings over On-Demand Instances. By design, they can be taken away at any time. “How would you then run Web / App tier on Spot Instances?” is the million-dollar question that needs an answer. In this post, I will delve into its details.

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Lower Your EMR costs by leveraging AWS Spot Instances

Vijay Olety 08th Nov, 2016 2 Comments

We live in the Data Age! Web has been growing rapidly in size as well as scale during the last 10 years and is showing no signs of slowing down. Statistics show that every passing year more data gets generated than all the previous years combined. Moore’s law not only holds true for hardware but

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AWS Spot Fleet: A Neat Feature To Help You Get Started with Spot Instances

Vijay Olety 01st Nov, 2016 4 Comments

Spot Instances are slowly but surely gaining traction with the enterprise AWS users. Who would want to lose out on a potential savings of up to 90% over On-Demand costs? Not me. Neither should you. In this post, I will explain the basics of Spot Fleet and how it eases the use of native Spot

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AWS Spot Instances: Retention Strategies for sustained spot usage

Vijay Olety 25th Oct, 2016 One Comment

  “How do we optimally bid for Spot Instances to ensure that it is retained for the duration of the workload?” Simple question, right? Yes. Are you kidding? No, it is the answer that is complex! The more you dig into it, the more you realize how deep the web really is. In this post,

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AWS re:Invent 2016: Recommended Cost & Compute Sessions

Rahul Prasad 19th Oct, 2016 3 Comments

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is hosting their 5th annual AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas (Nov 28-Dec 2). The event has been hailed as the mainstay cloud event of the year and is the largest gathering of the AWS community, bringing together thousands of end users, technologists, and AWS partners to celebrate the cloud and its

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