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Doing More with AWS EC2 Spot Instances

Given that EC2 accounts for almost 60-70% of AWS spend and spot instances offer discounts of upto 80% , using EC2 Spot Instances is a key pillar in the cost optimization of AWS. However, using spot instances correctly can be challenging at times. We will explore the best practices on using Spot Instances in this introductory post. In the future posts, we will examine why the best practices are important and how best to use Spot for each of the AWS Services.