Fly on AWS or GCP

Any plans to add AWS or GCP regions as distinct Fly regions that we can subset to? I understand they’ll be more expensive, but I (and the companies I work for) would pay quite happily because of the nearness of the resources and the assurance of scale up capacity.

I’d assume this is technically feasible, an AWS instance, especially bare metal, is pretty indistinguishable from buying space at a colo. I’d guess that the Fly control plane doesn’t care about / can’t tell the difference.

Any reason this would be impossible? Or just not an economic direction Fly wants to take?

It’s technically possible, but would only work on AWS metal instances. They’re super expensive, though, so it’s unlikely until we can either run spot instances or boot with something other than firecracker.

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