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High Scalability - High Scalability - Pinterest Cut Costs from $54 to $20 Per Hour by Automatically Shutting Down Systems -
2013-01-03 05:20:06 GMT
"More instances are launched when needed and terminated when not needed. If spot prices spike and spot instances are shut down, on-demand replacement instances are launched. Spot instances will be relaunched when the price goes back down."
We do this by hand :-[
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