AUTHOR: http://aws.typepad.com/aws/2012/09/amazon-ec2-reserved-instance-marketplace.html LINK!

Recent AWS Customer Success Stories & Videos

More AWS Customer Success Stories...

« AWS Week in Review - September 3, 2012 | Main | 896 GPU cores per instance: Now available in Ireland and VPC »

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341c534853ef0167692b22da970b

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Amazon EC2 Reserved Instance Marketplace:

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Mart

Thanks for this great feature! As international AWS customer I have no US driver's licence, can I still sell on the marketplace? Should I fill in my local driver's licence number? Yes, I have US bank account. Thank you.

Moroantonello

do you think that in the future there will be a way to sell reserved instances for non us-bank-account owners?
I understand that a non-us company can sell instances by having a us-bank-account, but AWS is a worldwide service, this limitation is frustrating

Jason

Any chance this will come to other offerings as well?

Would like to have the same flexibility with changing things/selling reserved in RDS.

aaron klein

This is an interesting feature from a buyers perspective -- it is always worthwhile to check after assessing instance need and term.

I think, however, users should resist the urge to buy larger/longer than necessary in the belief that they can easily offload unwanted instances in the future -- have to guess that these will trade at a big discount or, if AWS lowers prices,be impossible to unload.

More thoughts on it at http://cloudcheckr.com/blog/

Reynald

What I miss most in Reserved Instances is the ability to upgrade an instance. If I pay for years and suddenly I have to upgrade, I ended up losing money... why not just pay the difference to upgrade (or renew for 1 more year) and not lose the investiment ?

Stuart

When will we see the ability to sell with a non-US bank account? Why do we need a bank account at all, why not just credit it to our AWS account?

The comments to this entry are closed.

Featured Events

The AWS Report


Brought to You By

Jeff Barr (@jeffbarr):



Jinesh Varia (@jinman):


Email Subscription

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

April 2014

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
    1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30