VM::EC2::Spot::PriceHistory(3) Object describing an Amazon EC2 spot instance price history record


use VM::EC2;
$ec2 = VM::EC2->new(...);
my @history = $ec2->describe_spot_price_history(-start_time => '2011-09-01T00:00:00',
-end_time => '2011-09-05T00:00:00',
-availability_zone => 'us-east-1a',
-instance_type => 'm1.small',
-filter => {'product-description'=>'*Linux*'},
} or die $ec2->error_str;
for my $h (@history) {
print join("\t",$h->timestamp,


This object represents an Amazon EC2 spot instance price history record, and is returned by VM::EC2->describe_spot_price_history().


These object methods are supported:

 instanceType         -- Instance type, e.g. 'm1.small'
 productDescription   -- Product description, e.g. "windows"
 spotPrice            -- Price, in dollars per run-hour.
 timestamp            -- Timestamp of data point, in format yyyy-mm-ddThh:mm:ss.000Z
 availabilityZone     -- Availability zone of spot instance.


Lincoln Stein <[email protected]>.

Copyright (c) 2011 Ontario Institute for Cancer Research

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