EC2 Reservation Recommendations

Avoid overbuying reserved resources with the EC2 Reservation Recommendation report. This report uses instance-hour usage data to compile multi-dimensional visualizations and provide tailor-fit purchasing recommendations to help you achieve longterm savings.

An AWS integration with Detailed Billing must be enabled before using this report.

This report helps you:

  • Avoid overbuying reserved resources
  • Decide on adequate reservation types for your use cases
  • Get solid recommendations
  • Visualize your total resource usage across multiple dimensions

Visualization Options

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Switch Between Views

  1. Click CONFIGURE.
  2. Choose a visualization.
  3. Click Apply.

Stacked Timeseries

Shows historical data as a stacked hourly, concurrent timeline.

Timeseries

Shows historical data as an hourly, concurrent timeline.

Summary

Shows historical data as a general summary.

Report Table

Every report comes with a simple table of the visualized data. You can toggle ascending/descending across the columns; changes made to the table are automatically reflected in the visualization above. A CSV file containing this table can be obtained by clicking the Download button.

Configuration Options

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Reservation Preference

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Filter Elements

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Filter Types

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Other Options

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Save & Send Reports

Save As

  1. Click the SAVE AS button in the navigation panel; A Save AWS Service Cost Report modal appears.
  2. Input the Saved Report Name
  3. Hit Save.

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Save

By clicking SAVE instead of SAVE AS, you an overwrite an existing report that has been loaded via the saved report drop-down panel.

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