AWS CloudFormation

AWS CloudFormation gives developers and systems administrators an easy way to create a collection of related AWS resources and provision them in an orderly and predictable fashion. With CloudFormation, you can start and stop an entire environment with one operation. It’s very similar to Microsoft Azure’s approach with their .cscfg and .csdef files which areContinue reading “AWS CloudFormation”

Amazon EC2 Spot Instances for Acceptance Testing

Using Spot Instances can reduce costs by at least two times as compared with On-Demand instances. Example: On-Demand (Large): $0.48 per hour Spot Instances (Large): $0.20 per hour Set your maximum price near to the current Spot Price. If the Spot Price goes above your maximum price and your instance is terminated by Amazon EC2,Continue reading “Amazon EC2 Spot Instances for Acceptance Testing”