Re: Spot cluster - head node as spot instance
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2013/1/21 Ed Morris <ecm200_at_gmail.com>:
> Does anyone know if it is possible to specify the head node as a spot
> instance when creating a spot cluster, as well as the compute nodes?
> In the manual, it states that the head node is specified as an on-demand
> instance for cluster stability, however, the way we use it, this is not
> required and we'd like to access the greater cost savings by having the
> entire cluster as spot instances.
You can use the --force-spot-master flag to launch the master node as
a spot instance:
starcluster start --force-spot-master -b 0.1 -c clustertemplate clustername
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Received on Mon Jan 21 2013 - 05:28:32 EST