Testributor workers on AWS spot-or-not instances 14 Apr 2016
A couple of days ago a user asked us if it would be possible to spawn workers using AWS spot instances. We found this idea very interesting. Combined with some always-on workers, spot instances could give a cheap but important speed boost to the tests.
We tried it and we liked it. Here are the steps if you want to try it yourself.
Create a worker on an EC2 instance
Our final goal is to create and AMI which we can use to spawn new instances.
We will assume you already...