Cheapest Amazon EC2 Spot Price Finder

Amazon EC2 provides a great way to rent processing power in the cloud and Spot Pricing gets you great pricing by bidding on spare capacity in the cloud. Quite often I find myself wanting to run some processing load but find it hard to immediately see which region is cheapest at that given time. So I knocked up a quick script to give me the info in a handy table.

You can see the current cheapest Amazon EC2 spot prices here


  1. Excellent Work Simon..!! Very Useful..!!

    Can you let me know from where is this data being pulled ? how are you programmatically pulling the data for spot instances ?

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