EC2 Spot Fleet Web App

Overview

Amazon EC2 Spot Instances are spare compute capacity in the AWS cloud available to you at steep discounts compared to On-Demand prices. EC2 Spot enables you to optimize your costs on the AWS cloud and scale your application’s throughput up to 10X for the same budget. By simply selecting Spot when launching EC2 instances, you can save up-to 90% on On-Demand prices.

This workshop is designed to get you familiar with EC2 Spot Instances by learning how to deploy a simple web app on an EC2 Spot Fleet behind an Elastic Load Balanacing Application Load Balancer and enable automatic scaling to allow it to handle peak demand, as well as handle Spot Instance interruptions.