AWS EC2 - Spot Instances


A. Create two Spot instances using a Spot Request with the following properties:

B. Create a single Spot instance using Amazon Linux 2 and t2.micro


A. Create Spot Fleets:

  1. Go to EC2 service
  2. Click on “Spot Requests”
  3. Click on “Request Spot Instances” button
  4. Set the following values for parameters:
    • Amazon Linux 2 AMI
    • Total target capacity -> 2
    • Check “Maintain target capacity”
    • vCPUs: 2
    • Memory: 3 GiB RAM
  5. Click on Launch

B. Create a single Spot instance:

  1. Go to EC2 service
  2. Click on “Instances”
  3. Click on “Launch Instances”
  4. Choose “Amazon Linux 2 AMI” and click on “Next”
  5. Choose t2.micro and click on “Next: Configure Instance Details”
  6. Select “Request Spot instances”
  7. Set Maximum price above current price
  8. Click on “Review and Launch”