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Spotinst Ocean is a managed infrastructure service for Kubernetes that automatically adjusts infrastructure capacity and size to meet the needs of all Pods, Containers and applications.

This tutorial covers the general creation of an Ocean cluster using the Spotinst Console. To get started with the Ocean Creation Wizard, log on to your Spotinst account and in Cloud Clusters under the Ocean menu select Create Cluster.

Step 1: Create Cluster

  • Select a use case template to create your Ocean Cluster.

Step 2: General Settings

  • Enter a Cluster Name and Identifier and select a Region.
  • Select an Auto Scaling Group or Instance to import the cluster configuration from.

Step 3: Compute Settings

  • Confirm or change the settings imported by the Ocean Creation Wizard.

Step 4: Connectivity

  • Create a Spotinst token or use an existing one
  • Install the Spotinst Controller Pod. Learn more about the Spotinst Controller Pod and Ocean’s anatomy here.
  • Click Test Connectivity to ensure the controller functionality

 

You’re all set! Ocean will now ensure the most cost-effective capacity and size possible for your cluster.

What’s Next

  • Explore Ocean’s many features and Ocean concepts here.