With Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose, you pay for the volume of data you ingest into the service. There are no set up fees or upfront commitments. You are billed for the volume of data ingested into Kinesis Data Firehose, and if applicable, for data format conversion to Apache Parquet or ORC. Usage charges associated with Amazon S3, Amazon Redshift, Amazon Elasticsearch Service, and Splunk are billed separately.

For delivery stream with a destination that resides in an Amazon VPC, you will be billed for every hour that your delivery stream is active in each AZ. Each partial hour is billed as a full hour. Data processing charges apply for each Gigabyte processed for the destination inside your Amazon VPC, irrespective of the state of your destination.

Data ingested, format conversion, and VPC delivery

Pricing is based on the volume of data ingested into Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose, which is calculated as the number of data records you send to the service, times the size of each record rounded up to the nearest 5KB. For example, if your data records are 42KB each, Kinesis Data Firehose will count each record as 45KB of data ingested. If you configure your delivery stream to convert the incoming data into Apache Parquet or Apache ORC format before the data is delivered to destinations, format conversion charges apply based on the volume of the incoming data. If you configure your delivery stream to deliver to a destination that resides in a VPC, you will be charges based on the volume of data processed via the VPC and for the number of hours that you delivery stream is active in each AZ.

Pricing examples

Pricing example 1

If you send 1,000 records of streaming data per second, each record 3KB in size, to Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose in US-East to be loaded into Amazon S3, your monthly charges would be calculated as follows:

Monthly Charges

Record size of 3KB rounded up to the nearest 5KB = 5KB

Data ingested (GB per sec) = (1,000 records/sec * 5 KB/record) / 1,048,576 KB/GB = 0.004768 GB/sec

Data ingested (GB per month) = 30 days/month * 86,400 sec/day * 0.004768 GB/sec = 12,359.62 GB/month

The price in US-East is $0.029 per GB of Data Ingested for the first 500 TB/month

Monthly charges = 12,359.62 GB * $0.029/GB = $358.43

Pricing example 2

If you send 5,000 records of streaming data per second, each record 7KB in size, to Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose in US-East to be loaded into Amazon S3 and Amazon Redshift, your monthly charges would be calculated as follows:

Monthly Charges

Record size of 7KB rounded up to the nearest 5KB = 10KB

Data ingested (GB per sec) = (5,000 records/sec * 10 KB/record) / 1,048,576 KB/GB = 0.0476837 GB/sec

Data ingested (GB per month) = 30 days/month * 86,400 sec/day * 0.0476837 GB/sec = 123,596.19 GB/month

The price in US-East is $0.029 per GB of Data Ingested for the first 500 TB/month

Monthly charges = 123,596.19 GB * $0.029/GB = $3,584.29

Pricing example 3

If you send 5,000 records of streaming data per second, each record 7KB in size, to Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose in US-East to be loaded into Amazon S3 with format conversion to Apache Parquet enabled, your monthly charges would be calculated as follows:

Monthly Charges

Record size of 7KB rounded up to the nearest 5KB = 10KB

Data ingested (GB per sec) = (5,000 records/sec * 10 KB/record) / 1,048,576 KB/GB = 0.0476837 GB/sec

Data ingested (GB per month) = 30 days/month * 86,400 sec/day * 0.0476837 GB/sec = 123,596.19 GB/month

The price in US-East is $0.029 per GB of Data Ingested for the first 500 TB/month and $0.018 per GB for format conversion

Monthly charges = 123,596.19 GB * ($0.029/GB + $0.018/GB) = $5,809.02

Pricing example 4

If you send 1,000 records of streaming data per second where each record is 3KB in size, to Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose in US-East to be loaded into an Amazon Elasticsearch Service domain that resides in a VPC using 3 AZ’s/subnets, your monthly charges would be calculated as follows:

Monthly Charges

Record size of 3KB rounded up to the nearest 5KB = 5KB

Data ingested (GB per sec) = (1,000 records/sec * 5 KB/record) / 1,048,576 KB/GB = 0.004768 GB/sec

Data ingested (GB per month) = 30 days/month * 86,400 sec/day * 0.004768 GB/sec = 12,359.62 GB/month

The price in US-East is $0.029 per GB of Data Ingested for the first 500 TB/month

The price in US-East is $0.01 per GB of Data processed to a destination in VPC

Per hour, per AZ for VPC delivery (hours per month * AZ’s) = 24 hours * 30 days/month * 3 AZs = 2,160 hours

Monthly charges = 12,359.62 GB * $0.029/GB + 12,359.62 GB * $0.01/GB + 2,160 hours * $0.01/hour = $503.63

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