Posted On: Jul 30, 2012

We are excited to announce the availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Reserved Instances, an additional way to run Red Hat Enterprise Linux on Amazon EC2. With RHEL Reserved Instances, you have the option to make a low, one-time payment to reserve compute capacity and receive a significant discount on the hourly charge for that instance. RHEL Reserved Instances are complementary to existing Red Hat Enterprise Linux On-Demand Instances and give businesses even more flexibility to reduce computing costs and enjoy easy access to subscriptions. Now customers who want Reserved Instances with RHEL no longer need to perform additional steps to rebuild On-Demand RHEL AMIs before they can use them on Reserved Instances. Reserved Instances are available for all major versions of RHEL in both 32 and 64-bit architectures, in all Regions except AWS GovCloud.

To learn more about Reserved Instances for Red Hat Enterprise Linux on Amazin EC2 go to To learn more about Pricing for Red Hat Enterprise Linux, including Reserved Instances, go to