Google Compute Engine – Preemptible Instance Considerations

Preemptible Instances on GCP differ from Spot Instances on AWS in that there is no concept of a “spot price” or bidding for the resources. This approach is much simpler than the Spot Instances concept, and can also be cheaper in certain scenarios, but comes with additional considerations which we cover in this article.

Software Environment Naming

A standard pattern for software environment naming and usage, to provide clarity and consistency when planning software development infrastructure.

AWS Tag Retrieval from Within an EC2 Instance

In this post we explain in detail how you can retrieve tag values from inside an EC2 instance, allowing metadata based control of internal instance configuration.