EC2 Dedicated Hosts User Guide

Describes key concepts of Amazon EC2 Dedicated Hosts and provides instructions for using the service. Learn how to launch different instance sizes on a host, share hosts across accounts, automatically recover hosts, and more.

AWS License Manager User Guide

Describes key concepts of AWS License Manager and provides instructions for configuring preferences to allocate and manage Dedicated Hosts on your behalf to simplify the management experience.


Customer success

Xero Saves 30% on their SQL Server Licensing Costs with AWS (1:42)
Pearson Simplifies Licensing Costs by Moving their SQL Server Workloads to AWS (8:04)


Microsoft Licensing on AWS (51:41)
Bring-Your-Own-License (BYOL) on AWS Made Easier (35:09)

Service demonstration

How do I migrate a Dedicated Host or Dedicated Instance to another Dedicated Host? (3:30)
AWS License Manager Service Overview (6:59)
How to manage BYOL licenses across multiple AWS accounts (4:19)
How to enforce BYOL licensing rules in AWS License Manager (5:54)

Selected event sessions

AWS re:Invent 2019: Leadership session: What’s new in compute? (55:16)
AWS re:Invent 2019: How to cost-optimize your Microsoft workloads on AWS (58:45)
AWS re:Invent 2018: Learn about 10 Years' of Windows & .NET on AWS with 10 New Launches! (58:33)
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