Spot Instances have gained popularity and continue to do so at a rapid pace. However, they come with their own set of complexities and challenges. Mitigation plans, if not in place, lead to application downtime and cost you dear. Common strategies include – Never launching all Spot Instances of a single instance type Launching at least 2 instance types are a must for better availability Never launching all Spot Instances in a single Availability Zone
With the advent of internet streaming and VOD platforms, the need for video transcoding has skyrocketed in the last few years. VOD platforms usually require the content to be available in various video resolutions and bitrates to ensure playability across multiple devices and connection speeds. This requires transcoding of the source content, which is very CPU intensive and is expensive if you use third party cloud transcoders (approx. $3 per hour of output video).
JMeter app on Batchly Platform enables dev and QA teams to run highly scalable load testing for websites, mobile, api and software products. Given below are the steps to get started. Step 1: Login to your Batchly Console Application (your-domain.batchly.net) using registered Email Id and Password. Step 2:You will be redirected to Batchly Dashboard. Next, click on the ‘App Store’ located in the header. Step 3:You will be redirected to the App store which has the apps supported on Batchly.
Batchly provides a easy way to add your AWS account. All it needs is for you to provide your AWS Master Key and Access Key and Batchly automatically creates a separate IAM access with privileges to launch EC2 instances (Spot and On-demand) and monitor these instances. However, if for some reason, you don’t want to provide your AWS keys, you can create an IAM user for Batchly by following the steps given below: Step 1: Go to AWS IAM dashboard Step 2: In the left hand pane, click on user and create user.
Video processing (transcoding, encoding, transsizing) workloads are extremely resource hungry and often require high CPU server farms which are complex to run and maintain. Instead of making these capex investments which will only be utilized Batchly can be used to run these jobs as per schedule or on-demand at a fraction of the cost. This article we look at how easy it is to setup and run your transcoding job on Batchly.