• Using mixed_instances_policy to use Spot instances on an ASG

    3 min read

    If saving up to 90% for the same instance type is no reason enough to start using spot instances, to be able to use the same AutoScalingGroup to spawn both types of instances, saving us from the hassle of having to manage it by ourselves might help to change your mind

    16/09/2021

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  • Terraform: Convert launch configuration to launch template

    2 min read

    Launch templates were introducted in late 2017 as a replacement for launch configurations: They are very similar, although launch templates provide much deeper and wider options to configure the instances that are going to be launched (by using an Auto Scaling Group)

    27/08/2021

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From pet to cattle
Treat your kubernetes clusters like cattle, not pets