Cloud Cost Management: AWS
The Looker Block for AWS Cost and Usage Reports provides a plethora of comprehensive information around usage of AWS services and the associated costs. Whether you need the report segmented by product type, user identity, or region, this report can be cut-and-sliced any number of ways to properly allocate costs for any of your business needs. You can then drill into any specific line item to see even more detail, such as the selected operating system, tenancy, purchase option (on-demand, spot, or reserved), etc..
This Block focuses on the three most common levers of cost-savings, including:
- Increasing reserved instance coverage and utilization
- Decreasing data transfer costs
- Allocating costs over custom variables