What are Spot Instances and its options on AWS, Azure, and Google?

What are Spot instances?

They’ve been around for several years, particularly prominent in the world of Amazon AWS. They provide access to unused resources within a cloud data center at a significant discount — but the resources can be recalled by the cloud provider almost immediately.

When are good option?

The fact that Spot Virtual Machines can stop running with almost no notice clearly means they don’t make sense in every case, but there are certain scenarios where they can work very well such as:

  • Big Data
  • Containers and kubernetes services
  • Development & Testing environments
  • High Performance Computing (HPC)
  • Short-lived jobs

Find Options and Best Practices on following link

https://foxutech.com/what-are-spot-instances-and-options-on-aws-azure-and-google/

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