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Spot Instances vs. Reserved Instances vs. Savings Plans

Confused about AWS pricing models? You’ve come to the right place! Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s leading cloud platform, with over 1 million users across 190 countries. Offering a wide variety of cloud services, it caters to almost every possible workload, including secured networking, virtual servers, databases, big data processing, object storage, AI/ML, …

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AWS EC2 Pricing: Tips and Tricks to get More Bang for your Buck

Does this scenario sound familiar? You’re in your team meeting ready to hear about new features you’re adding to the development pipeline and other top priorities, when your manager comes in freaking out about cloud costs. Apparently, AWS EC2 pricing has skyrocketed and the CFO is on his case about reducing your AWS bill.  The …

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Spotinst adds automation to simplify and optimize Kubernetes clusters

Introduction As a leading purveyor of excess hyperscaler capacity, Spotinst has years of experience in algorithmically maintaining cost-oriented clusters for production workloads. In December 2018, it launched Ocean, a serverless container engine to help customers get started with Kubernetes, using sensible defaults and enabling ‘nodeless’ operation with autoscaling at the pod level. The company’s pay-as-you-save …

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