Launch Spot Instances on Amazon EC2
In this lab, you’ll practice two different ways to launch EC2 Spot Instances. When you’re finished with this lab, you’ll have launched a single, stand alone EC2 Spot Instance, and also launched an Auto Scaling Group with both mixed instance types.
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Launch a Single EC2 Spot Instance
Use the AWS Console to launch a single EC2 Spot Instance.
Create a Launch Template for an Auto Scaling Group
Create a Launch Template for an Auto Scaling group which will combine both On-Demand and Spot Instances.
Create and Launch an Auto Scaling Group
Create and launch an Auto Scaling group with mixed instance types.
Verify Auto Scaling Group Instance Replacement
Simulate a Spot Instance termination and see a new instance of the same type being initialized by the ASG.
Provided environment for hands-on practice
We will provide the credentials and environment necessary for you to practice right within your browser.
Follow along with the author’s guided walkthrough and build something new in your provided environment!
Did you know?
On average, you retain 75% more of your learning if you get time for practice.
- EC2 Instances
- Auto Scaling Groups