How to cut cost with Spot instances in AWS EKS clusters

Target audience The article is focused on infrastructure cost optimization with the usage of AWS EC2 Spot instances in AWS EKS clusters. Some knowledge and experience with both AWS and Kubernetes environment is desirable to properly understand the presented concepts and solutions. Introduction to AWS EKS service AWS EKS which stands for Elastic Kubernetes Service…

Let’s Go Perun!

As we announced in the previous blog post over the last few months we have been working on the tool, which will make using CloudFormation way easier. We are aware of lots of difficulties assigned to creating infrastructure with the help of CloudFormation, that is why we want to present you our brand new tool…

Mighty Monitoring in /proc

Over the course of your day as a developer, you use many tools. Appliscale engineers have a few favourites they would like to share with you over the coming weeks. First up is a dive into /proc. Over the next few posts, we will also look at Jmap, Gprof and Netstat. /proc You may wonder,…