Amazon ElastiCache
API Reference (API Version 2015-02-02)


Describes all of the attributes of a reserved cache node offering.



In the following list, the required parameters are described first.


The cache node type for the reserved cache node.

Valid node types are as follows:

  • General purpose:

    • Current generation: cache.t2.micro, cache.t2.small, cache.t2.medium, cache.m3.medium, cache.m3.large, cache.m3.xlarge, cache.m3.2xlarge, cache.m4.large, cache.m4.xlarge, cache.m4.2xlarge, cache.m4.4xlarge, cache.m4.10xlarge

    • Previous generation: cache.t1.micro, cache.m1.small, cache.m1.medium, cache.m1.large, cache.m1.xlarge

  • Compute optimized: cache.c1.xlarge

  • Memory optimized:

    • Current generation: cache.r3.large, cache.r3.xlarge, cache.r3.2xlarge, cache.r3.4xlarge, cache.r3.8xlarge

    • Previous generation: cache.m2.xlarge, cache.m2.2xlarge, cache.m2.4xlarge


  • All T2 instances are created in an Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC).

  • Redis backup/restore is not supported for Redis (cluster mode disabled) T1 and T2 instances. Backup/restore is supported on Redis (cluster mode enabled) T2 instances.

  • Redis Append-only files (AOF) functionality is not supported for T1 or T2 instances.

For a complete listing of node types and specifications, see Amazon ElastiCache Product Features and Details and either Cache Node Type-Specific Parameters for Memcached or Cache Node Type-Specific Parameters for Redis.

Type: String

Required: No


The duration of the offering. in seconds.

Type: Integer

Required: No


The fixed price charged for this offering.

Type: Double

Required: No


The offering type.

Type: String

Required: No


The cache engine used by the offering.

Type: String

Required: No


The recurring price charged to run this reserved cache node.

Type: Array of RecurringCharge objects

Required: No


A unique identifier for the reserved cache node offering.

Type: String

Required: No


The hourly price charged for this offering.

Type: Double

Required: No

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following:

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