Compute Optimizer helps you choose the optimal AWS Compute resources for your workloads. Compute Optimizer delivers intuitive and actionable recommendations to help you identify the optimal AWS Compute resources.
Sign in to the Compute Optimizer Console
Sign in to the AWS Management Console and click on [Compute Optimizer]. Click on “Get started”.
Opt-In for Compute Optimizer
In the account setup page, review the default data settings, and click “opt in”. Once you opt-in, a service-linked role will be created automatically in your account.
Automatically generate recommendations
After you opt in, Compute Optimizer starts to scan your AWS infrastructure and generates recommendations. It may take up to 12 hours for Compute Optimizer to deliver recommendations for all supported AWS Compute resources.
Click on the “EC2 instances” or “Auto Scaling groups” on the left side to see all your Amazon EC2 instance and Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling group recommendations.
Visualize a what-if scenario
Click “view detail” to visualize a what-if scenario. This helps you understand how the recommended instance would have performed on the recommended instance type.