Why can't I select AWS P3 instances?
Users who have created an Amazon account recently may face a problem of not being able to launch P3 instances. This is due to a limit enforced by Amazon for new users. You will see a message as below. [img]https://a70ad2d16996820e6285-3c315462976343d903d5b3a03b69072d.ssl.cf2.rackcdn.com/35e6ac4185b18e179d2ae28d32e4de3c[/img] To get over the problem log a request at the following URL: http://aws.amazon.com/contact-us/ec2-request Request a “Service Limit Increase”, Limit Type as “EC2 Instances” and choose appropriate Region, P3 Instance Type and number you want to run at one time. Refer to snapshot below. [img]https://a70ad2d16996820e6285-3c315462976343d903d5b3a03b69072d.ssl.cf2.rackcdn.com/4864edcf67bc9584046aafb16748c9ff[/img]
Users who have created an Amazon account recently may face a problem of not being able to launch P3 instances. This is due to a limit enforced by Amazon for new users. You will see a message as below.

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To get over the problem log a request at the following URL:

http://aws.amazon.com/contact-us/ec2-request


Request a “Service Limit Increase”, Limit Type as “EC2 Instances” and choose appropriate Region, P3 Instance Type and number you want to run at one time.

Refer to snapshot below.
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#1
Posted 10/26/2017 09:42 PM   
Why does Amazon make users jump through these hoops to use p instances? You have to request a limit increase for every p type you want to use.
Why does Amazon make users jump through these hoops to use p instances?

You have to request a limit increase for every p type you want to use.

#2
Posted 01/14/2018 06:28 PM   
We can't answer that question for Amazon. Recent interest in the use of GPU's for cryptocurrency mining has increased demand for GPUs worldwide and as a result, cloud providers have been forced to increase the security around GPU access.
We can't answer that question for Amazon. Recent interest in the use of GPU's for cryptocurrency mining has increased demand for GPUs worldwide and as a result, cloud providers have been forced to increase the security around GPU access.

#3
Posted 02/13/2018 10:03 PM   
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