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AWS Spot instances is one the most advanced features in cloud computing and very difficult to take advantage. The idea is to bid for unused CPU on AWS at a lower rate than standard and use them when required. I am just exploring how to setup a HPC infrastructure that can burst into AWS and AWS Spot instances.
Amazon EC2 can be an appropriate solution for certain types of workloads. It was built for the Web Site for Amazon Retail and not built ground up for Enterprise workloads. However, it is important to highlight some of the weaknesses of EC2 which may make it unrealistic for enterprise workloads. These are discussed in further detail here.
No. A subnet must reside within a single Availability Zone
I am preparing a development on AWS and need to predict and project the cost on AWS..
AWS in no ways cheap, it is seriously expensive, especially if you leave VMs on 24/7/365.
It might be cheaper to purchase a Server, but that kinda defeats the purpose of this TOP SECRET project
Just keep track of a few Calculators I found so far: Thanks very much to the Authors of these files..
- Amazon_EC2_Cost_Comparison_Calculator Amazon_EC2_Cost_Comparison_Calculator
- AWS Online Calculator – http://calculator.s3.amazonaws.com/calc5.html
- Citrix AWS CSP Calculator – AmazonCloud-Simple-Enterprise-CSP_v10 (http://community.citrix.com/download/attachments/173117739/AmazonCloud-Simple-Enterprise-CSP_v10.xlsx)