AWS Budgets

Set custom budgets that alert you when you exceed your budgeted thresholds

AWS Budgets gives you the ability to set custom budgets that alert you when your costs or usage exceed (or are forecasted to exceed) your budgeted amount.

You can also use AWS Budgets to set reservation utilization or coverage targets and receive alerts when your utilization drops below the threshold you define. Reservation alerts are supported for Amazon EC2, Amazon RDS, Amazon Redshift, Amazon ElastiCache, and Amazon Elasticsearch reservations.

How can I use AWS Budgets?

AWS Budgets Features

Create and manage budgets

Set custom cost and usage budgets to more easily manage your AWS spend. Monitor your budget status from the AWS Budgets dashboard or AWS Budgets reports.

Refine your budget using filters

Track your cost or usage across multiple dimensions by adding filters related to Service, Linked Account(s), Region, Tag, and more.

Add notifications to your budget

Set up to five alert thresholds for each budget. Each alert can notify up to ten email recipients as well as publish updates to a Slack channel, Amazon Chime room, or Amazon SNS topic of your choice.

Getting Started

AWS Budgets Dashboard

The AWS Budgets Dashboard is your hub for creating, tracking, and inspecting your budgets. From the AWS Budgets Dashboard, you can create, edit, and manage your budgets, as well as view the status of each of your budgets. You can also view additional details about your budgets, such as a high-level variance analysis and a budget criteria summary.

Budgets can be created at the monthly, quarterly, or yearly level, and you can customize the start and end dates. You can further refine your budget to track costs associated with multiple dimensions, such as AWS service, linked account, tag, and others. Budget alerts can be sent via email and/or Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS) topic.

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