Is Spot instance normal or Low priority?

Michal Žůrek 136 Reputation points
2020-01-23T21:07:12.45+00:00

Hello. Is Spot VM instance in Azure standard or low priority? At https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/linux/spot-vms the first answer in FAQ section says that normal. I used L8s v2 spot instance yeasterday and in billing csv export (setuped in menu: Cost Management + Billing > Cost Management > Exports) says that my instance was Low priority.

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  1. jakaruna-MSFT 596 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2020-01-27T08:58:41.607+00:00

    Spot instance is a enhanced version of low priority VM's.

    That first question in the FAQ says that
    Functionality wise both low priority and standard vms are same. BUT without SLA because your low priority can be evicted anytime.

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