How COVID-19 is Impacting Cloud Availability, and What We Can Learn From It

Author: Zev Schonberg, Product Specialist at Spot and Stuart Scott, AWS Content & Security Lead at Cloud Academy

While AWS spot instances are one of the most powerful cost optimization methods available, Covid-19 has created much greater demand for them and EC2 in general. This surge in cloud consumption has created greater market volatility which directly impacts the longevity and reliability of spot instances. In this session, we show what the spot instance market looks like today as well as cover how you can reliably leverage them to keep costs low and customers delighted.