How do I view my Reserved Instance utilization and coverage?

Last updated: 2020-08-20

I want to view my Reserved Instance (RI) utilization and coverage.

Short description

You can use AWS Cost Explorer to generate the RI Utilization and RI coverage reports. With these reports, you can dive deeper into your Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), Amazon Redshift, Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS), Amazon Elasticsearch service (Amazon ES), and Amazon ElastiCache RIs.

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RI utilization and coverage

You can use your RI Utilization reports and RI coverage reports to understand where your highest RI costs are and how you can potentially lower these costs.

To view your RI utilization and RI coverage reports, do the following:

  1. Open the AWS Cost Management console.
  2. Choose Cost Explorer from the navigation pane.
  3. Choose Reports.
  4. To view the RI utilization report, choose RI Utilization.
    To view the RI coverage report, choose RI Coverage.
  5. Open the Services filter.
  6. Select the service for which you require the utilization data.
  7. Choose Apply Filters.
    Note: You can filter the chart to analyze reservations based on Regions, instance types, and more.

For information on how to use the RI utilization reports, see How do I use the Reserved Instance utilization report in Cost Explorer?

For information on how to use the RI coverage reports, see How do I use the Reserved Instance coverage report in Cost Explorer?

RI recommendations

To view RI purchase recommendations that could help reduce your costs, choose Recommendations in the navigation pane. For more information, see Accessing Reserved Instance recommendations.