Sharp behavioral changes in preemptible instance pricing

Danielle Movsowitz Davidow, Orna Agmon Ben-Yehuda, Orr Dunkelman

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Abstract

Alibaba Cloud was the second cloud provider to offer preemptible (spot) instances, and yet their price traces have never been analyzed. We analyzed thousands of price traces collected for over 3 years to find sharp and coordinated behavioral changes in the pricing.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSYSTOR 2022 - Proceedings of the 15th ACM International Conference on Systems and Storage Conference
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery, Inc
Pages145
Number of pages1
ISBN (Electronic)9781450393805
DOIs
StatePublished - 6 Jun 2022
Event15th ACM International Systems and Storage Conference, SYSTOR 2022 - Virtual, Online, Israel
Duration: 13 Jun 202215 Jun 2022

Publication series

NameSYSTOR 2022 - Proceedings of the 15th ACM International Conference on Systems and Storage Conference

Conference

Conference15th ACM International Systems and Storage Conference, SYSTOR 2022
Country/TerritoryIsrael
CityVirtual, Online
Period13/06/2215/06/22

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This work was funded by the Israeli Ministry of Science & Technology and by the A. Pazi memorial research foundation. We thank Galia Nordon and Moshe Gabel for their insights.

Publisher Copyright:
© 2022 Owner/Author.

Keywords

  • cloud computing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Software
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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