Broadcast Date: October 25, 2018

Level: 300

Complex analytics, such as log scanning or simulations, typically performed as batch jobs, can be completed cost-effectively with Amazon EC2 Spot Instances and AWS Batch. Spot Instances provide acceleration, scale, and deep cost savings to fault-tolerant workloads such as batch. AWS Batch automatically provisions the right quantity and type of compute resources needed to run your jobs. Attend this tech talk to learn how to use AWS Batch and Amazon EC2 Spot Instances to speed up and reduce the cost of batch processing jobs, such as rendering and satellite image processing.

Learning Objectives

  • Introduce use cases for AWS Batch with real-life customer examples
  • Understand the benefits and cost-saving potential of using Amazon EC2 Spot instances
  • Learn how to set up a batch computing environment with AWS Batch, and how to get started using EC2 Spot instances

Who Should Attend?

Developers, Scientists, Engineers, and Technical Professionals in the media, life sciences, and financial industries


Chad Schmutzer, Sr. EC2 Spot Specialist Solutions Architect, AWS

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