AWS Cost Management

Category: Announcements

Introducing AWS Application Cost Profiler, offering user-based cost data of shared AWS resources

Voiced by Amazon Polly   It has become increasingly common for customers to deploy applications that share infrastructure resources for the purpose of cloud cost optimization. As more organizations are moving to the shared infrastructure models, they continuously look for ways to understand the consumption of their end users or tenants. This is especially true with […]

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Update: Amazon ECS Product Name Change in the AWS Billing and Cost Management

Voiced by Amazon Polly   If you are currently using Amazon ECS and have set up your cost reporting with specific service filters to track your Amazon ECS cost and usage, please read this blog post. February 16, 2021, the product name of Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) was changed from “EC2 Container Service” to […]

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Finding savings from 2020 re:Invent announcements

Find cost savings from 2020 re:Invent announcements. Learn how you can save with Amazon EBS gp3; monitor and save your AWS Lambda cost with CloudWatch Lambda Insights; and save cost for your Amazon Athena usage with engine version 2 and control costs for your Athena workgroups with CloudWatch Query Metrics.

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Announcing General Availability of AWS Cost Anomaly Detection

Announcing General Availability of AWS Cost Anomaly Detection

We are excited to announce that AWS Cost Anomaly Detection is now generally available. AWS Cost Anomaly Detection uses a multi-layered machine learning model that learns your unique, historic spend patterns to detect one-time cost spike and/or continuous cost increases, without you having to define your thresholds. Every anomaly detected will be available in the detection history tab. We send you the anomaly detection report with root-cause analysis. And the service also comes at no cost to our customers.

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Launch: Savings Plans Expiration and Queued Alerts now available in AWS Cost Management

“The faintest ink is better than the best memory”, as the idiom goes. This is so true in my life.  My credit scores and the longevity of my relationships rely heavily on these reminders for payments, anniversaries, and meetings. Our Cloud Financial Management solution team is constantly looking for ways to give you peace of […]

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Launch: AWS Marketplace Vendor Metered Tagging

Customers want to view all AWS related costs via one single pane of glass, whether it be AWS service charges, or third party tools and software licenses purchased through AWS Marketplace. Read this blog “Monitoring your AWS Marketplace Costs and Usage” to learn how you can use AWS Cost Management tools to monitor your software […]

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Launch: AWS Budgets Actions

Imagine you can put some real teeth to your AWS Budgets.  Rather than warning you of a forecasted or actual cost overage, AWS can act on your behalf and stop the activities that caused the overage. We are pleased to announce that this came to a reality with the launch of AWS Budget Actions. Our […]

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Preview: Anomaly Detection and alerting now available in AWS Cost Management

The democratization of cloud technology brings autonomy and agility to end users, who can access and spin up resources quickly.  Builders get to experiment ideas, develop applications, and deploy products globally to meet local customers’ needs.  Organization leaders want to unleash the team’s creativity and accelerate the time-to-market, while keeping the cloud cost within limits. […]

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Launch: Daily Cost and Usage Budgets

AWS Budgets allows you to stay informed of your cost and usage based on the custom budget limits.  You will receive alerts if your cost and usage exceed or are forecasted to exceed these monthly, quarterly, and/or annual budget thresholds you set yourselves.  The best way to leverage AWS Budgets is to set your expected […]

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Update: Elastic Load Balancing Code Change

Update: Elastic Load Balancing Code Change

Elastic Load Balancing is a service that automatically distributes incoming application traffic across multiple targets, such as Amazon EC2 instances, containers, IP addresses, and Lambda functions.  It helps customers achieve fault tolerance for any application by ensuring scalability, performance, and security. Starting August 1, Elastic Load Balancing cost and usage information will start showing up […]

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