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AWS Cost Explorer Update – Access to EC2 Usage Data

The AWS Cost Explorer (read The New Cost Explorer for AWS to learn more) is a set of a tools that help you to track and manage your AWS costs. Last year we added saved reports, budgets & forecasts, and additional filtering & grouping dimensions.

Today we are adding EC2 usage data to Cost Explorer, along with additional dimensions for filtering and grouping:

  • The EC2 cost data is now broken down into three elements: EC2 instances (EC2-Instances), Elastic Load Balancing (ELB), and Elastic Block Store (EBS).
  • You can now filter, group, and view costs on additional dimensions, including Instance Type and Region.

Here’s a screen shot of the new usage data and dimensions:

The new features are available now and you can start using them today. To learn more, read about Analyzing Your Costs with Cost Explorer.


Jeff Barr

Jeff Barr

Jeff Barr is Chief Evangelist for AWS. He started this blog in 2004 and has been writing posts just about non-stop ever since.