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Amazon Detective is currently in preview. During preview there is no charge for using Amazon Detective.

Your costs for Amazon Detective are based on the volume of data ingested from AWS CloudTrail, VPC Flow Logs, and Amazon GuardDuty findings. You are charged per Gigabyte (GB) ingested per account/region/month. There is no additional charge to enable these log sources for analysis or for data stored in Amazon Detective. Amazon Detective maintains up to a year of aggregated data for its analysis.

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Pricing examples (monthly)

Example #1

Amazon Detective processes

  • 500 GB of data ingested from AWS CloudTrail, VPC Flow Logs, & Amazon GuardDuty findings in the US-East (N. Virginia) Region.

Charges: 500 x $2.00 (first 1,000 GB/account/region/month)
            = $1,000 per month

Example #2

Amazon Detective processes

  • 8,000 GB of data ingested from AWS CloudTrail, VPC Flow Logs, & Amazon GuardDuty findings in the US-East (N. Virginia) Region.

Charges: 1,000 x $2.00 (first 1,000 GB/account/region/month)
            + 4,000 x $1.00 (next 4,000 GB/account/region/month)
            + 3,000 x $0.50 (next 5,000 GB/account/region/month)
            = $7,500 per month

Example #3

Amazon Detective processes

  • 12,000 GB of data ingested from AWS CloudTrail, VPC Flow Logs, & Amazon GuardDuty findings in the US-East (N. Virginia) Region.

Charges: 1,000 x $2.00 (first 1,000 GB/account/region/month)
            + 4,000 x $1.00 (next 4,000 GB/account/region/month)
            + 5,000 x $0.50 (next 5,000 GB/account/region/month)
            + 2,000 x $0.25 (over 10,000 GB/account/region/month)
            = $9,000 per month

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