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User Guide (API Version 2015-02-02)

Describing Available Reserved Cache Node Offerings

Before you purchase a reserved cluster, you can get information about available reserved cluster offerings.

The following example shows how to get pricing and information about available reserved cluster offerings.

Describing Available Reserved Cache Node Offerings (Console)

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the ElastiCache console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/elasticache/.

  2. In the navigation list, choose the Reserved Cache Nodes link.

  3. Choose the Purchase Reserved Cache Node button.

  4. From the Product Description drop down list box, choose the engine - Memcached or Redis.

  5. To determine the available offerings, make selections from the next 3 drop down list boxes:

    • Cache Node Type

    • Term

    • Offering Type

    After you make these selections, the cost per node and total cost of your selections is shows in the Purchase Reserved Cache Nodes wizard.

  6. Choose Cancel to avoid purchasing these nodes and incurring charges.

Describing Available Reserved Cache Node Offerings (AWS CLI)

To get pricing and information about available reserved cluster offerings, type the following command at a command prompt:

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aws elasticache describe-reserved-cache-nodes-offerings --headers

This call returns output similar to the following:

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OFFERING OfferingId Class Duration Fixed Price Usage Price Description Offering Type OFFERING 438012d3-4052-4cc7-b2e3-8d3372e0e706 cache.m1.large 1y 1820.00 USD 0.368 USD memcached Medium Utilization OFFERING 649fd0c8-cf6d-47a0-bfa6-060f8e75e95f cache.m1.small 1y 227.50 USD 0.046 USD memcached Medium Utilization OFFERING 123456cd-ab1c-47a0-bfa6-12345667232f cache.m1.small 1y 162.00 USD 0.00 USD memcached Heavy Utilization Recurring Charges: Amount Currency Frequency Recurring Charges: 0.123 USD Hourly OFFERING 123456cd-ab1c-37a0-bfa6-12345667232d cache.m1.large 1y 700.00 USD 0.00 USD memcached Heavy Utilization Recurring Charges: Amount Currency Frequency Recurring Charges: 1.25 USD Hourly OFFERING 123456cd-ab1c-17d0-bfa6-12345667234e cache.m1.xlarge 1y 4242.00 USD 2.42 USD memcached Light Utilization

Describing Available Reserved Cache Node Offerings (ElastiCache API)

To get pricing and information about available reserved cluster offerings, call the DescribeReservedCacheNodesOfferings action.

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https://elasticache.us-west-2.amazonaws.com/ ?Action=DescribeReservedCacheNodesOfferings &Version=2014-12-01 &SignatureVersion=4 &SignatureMethod=HmacSHA256 &Timestamp=20141201T220302Z &X-Amz-Algorithm=AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 &X-Amz-Date=20141201T220302Z &X-Amz-SignedHeaders=Host &X-Amz-Expires=20141201T220302Z &X-Amz-Credential=<credential> &X-Amz-Signature=<signature>

This call returns output similar to the following:

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<DescribeReservedCacheNodesOfferingsResponse xmlns="http://elasticache.us-west-2.amazonaws.com/doc/2013-06-15/"> <DescribeReservedCacheNodesOfferingsResult> <ReservedCacheNodesOfferings> <ReservedCacheNodesOffering> <Duration>31536000</Duration> <OfferingType>Medium Utilization</OfferingType> <CurrencyCode>USD</CurrencyCode> <RecurringCharges/> <FixedPrice>1820.0</FixedPrice> <ProductDescription>memcached</ProductDescription> <UsagePrice>0.368</UsagePrice> <ReservedCacheNodesOfferingId>438012d3-4052-4cc7-b2e3-8d3372e0e706</ReservedCacheNodesOfferingId> <CacheNodeType>cache.m1.large</CacheNodeType> </ReservedCacheNodesOffering> <ReservedCacheNodesOffering> (...output omitted...) </ReservedCacheNodesOffering> </ReservedCacheNodesOfferings> </DescribeReservedCacheNodesOfferingsResult> <ResponseMetadata> <RequestId>5e4ec40b-2978-11e1-9e6d-771388d6ed6b</RequestId> </ResponseMetadata> </DescribeReservedCacheNodesOfferingsResponse>

Some of the output has been omitted for brevity.