Best Practices for Running Amazon EC2 Spot Instances with Amazon EMR – AWS Online Tech Talks – #AWS

Amazon EC2 Spot instances provide acceleration, scale, and deep cost savings to run time-critical, hyper-scale workloads for rapid data analysis. In this session, you will learn about best practices on how to scale big data workloads, as well as how to process, store, and analyze big data securely and cost effectively with Amazon EMR and Amazon EC2 Spot Instances.

Learning Objectives:
– Learn how to run Amazon EMR clusters on Spot instances and significantly reduce the cost of processing vast amounts of data on managed Hadoop clusters
– Understand key EC2 Spot Instances concepts and common usage patterns for maximum scale and cost optimization for Big Data workloads
– See a few customer examples that show how to leverage the full scale of the AWS cloud for faster results

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