VM::EC2::ReservedInstance::Offering(3) Object describing an Amazon EC2 reserved instance offering


use VM::EC2;
$ec2 = VM::EC2->new(...);
@offerings = $ec2->describe_reserved_instances_offerings();
for my $o (@offerings) {
print $o->reservedInstancesOfferingId,"\n";
print $o->instanceType,"\n";
print $o->availabilityZone,"\n";
print $o->duration,"\n";
print $o->fixedPrice,"\n";
print $o->usagePrice,"\n";
print $o->productDescription,"\n";
print $o->instanceTenancy,"\n";
print $o->currencyCode,"\n";
# purchase the first one
$offerings[0]->purchase() && print "offer purchased\n";


This object represents an Amazon EC2 reserved instance offering, as returned by VM::EC2->describe_reserved_instances_offerings.


These object methods are supported:

 reservedInstancesOfferingId -- ID of this offer
 instanceType                -- The instance type on which this reserved
                                 instance can be used.
 availabilityZone            -- The availability zone in which this reserved
                                 instance can be used.
 duration                    -- The duration of the reserved instance contract, in seconds.
 fixedPrice                  -- The purchase price of the reserved instance for the indicated
 usagePrice                  -- The usage price of the reserved instance, per hour.
 productDescription          -- The reserved instance description. One of  "Linux/UNIX",
                                 "Linux/UNIX (Amazon VPC)", "Windows", and "Windows (Amazon
 instanceTenancy             -- The tenancy of the reserved instance (VPC only).
 currencyCode                -- The currency of the reserved instance offering prices.

In addition, this object supports the purchase() method:

$boolean = $offering->purchase($count)

Purchases the offering and returns true on success. The optional $count argument specifies the number of reserved instances to purchase (default 1).


When used in a string context, this object will interpolate the reservedInstancesOfferingId.


Lincoln Stein <[email protected]>.

Copyright (c) 2011 Ontario Institute for Cancer Research

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