SkyScanner: Building Highly-Available, Multi-Region Kubernetes Clusters on 100% Amazon EC2 Spot


In this episode of This is My Architecture – https://amzn.to/2KiNET9, Paul from Skyscanner shows how they build their Kubernetes clusters with 100% Amazon EC2 Spot instances. What’s the secret to making this reliable at scale? Diversification—multiple Availability Zones, multiple Regions, multiple clusters, and multiple Amazon EC2 instance types. You’ll learn how they leverage EC2 Spot, Auto Scaling, ELB and some novel design patterns to make their Kubernetes clusters both cost-effective and highly-available.

Host: Matt Yanchyshyn, Director, Solutions Architecture, AWS
Customer: Paul Gillespie, Sr. Principal at Skyscanner


Duration: 00:09:19
Publisher: Amazon Web Services
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