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AutoScaling your Kubernetes cluster on AWS

One of the challenges I have faced in the last few months is the autoscaling of my Kubernetes cluster. This is perfectly working on Google Cloud, however as my cluster is deployed on AWS I have no such fortune. 1,133 more words


Consul cluster in AWS with autoscaling, Lambda and lifecycle hooks


Recently I have been playing around with microservices-based applications using the Amazon EC2 Container Service (ECS). Amazon ECS is a container manager service that facilitates running a cluster of containers on top of EC2 instances. 2,165 more words


AutoSpotting now handles complex launch configurations when replacing your EC2 instances with cheaper spot ones, and also got open-sourced.

Later Update: The code is now available on Github: https://github.com/cristim/autospotting

Today I finally reached a great milestone: for the first time I was able to get AutoSpotting provide spot instance replacements for AutoScaling groups of on-demand instances having full-blown real-life configurations with things like IAM roles, enhanced monitoring and attached IP addresses. 736 more words


Autoscaling with AWS instances using Ansible-Pull

Ansible has an excellent feature called ansible-pull, which many people don’t know or don’t use. This feature works best for self healing infrastructure, best example is AWS Autoscaling in which new ec2 instance is created from vanilla ami, then pull the code from somewhere (version control system) and configure itself before announcing that it is ready to serve (mean add to the serving ELB). 528 more words

Amazon EC2


Autoscaling is a process of dynamically allocating the resources required by an application to improve performance and meet service level agreements (SLAs).

It’s an automated process that helps us in  managing resources automatically. 262 more words

Automatic replacement of Autoscaling nodes with equivalent spot instances: seeing it in action

Over the last few days since my previous post I’ve got thousands visitors, dozens of comments were posted and a few brave souls were even audacious enough to give it a try. 1,366 more words