Amazon EC2 Spot Instances are Now Available in the AWS GovCloud (US-East) Region

Amazon EC2 Spot Instances let you take advantage of unused EC2 capacity available in the AWS Cloud. Spot Instances are available at up to a 90% discount compared to On-Demand prices. You can use Spot Instances for various stateless, fault-tolerant, or flexible applications such as big data, containerized workloads, CI/CD, web servers, high-performance computing (HPC), and other test & development workloads. Spot Instances are easy to launch, scale and manage through AWS services like Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling, Amazon ECS and Amazon EMR, or integrated third parties like Terraform and Jenkins.