What does this AWS Solution do?
This solution analyzes all of your Amazon WorkSpaces usage data and automatically converts the WorkSpace to the most cost-effective billing option (hourly or monthly), depending on your individual usage. This solution also helps you monitor your WorkSpace usage and optimize costs.
Automatically convert your WorkSpaces to the most cost-effective billing option (hourly or monthly), depending on your individual usage.
Monitor your WorkSpace usage and optimize costs by using AWS CloudFormation to automatically provision and configure the necessary AWS services to convert individual WorkSpaces.
Provide a secure one-click deployment using an AWS CloudFormation template developed with the AWS Well-Architected Framework methodologies.
AWS Solution overview
The diagram below presents the architecture you can automatically deploy using the solution's implementation guide and accompanying AWS CloudFormation template.
Cost Optimizer for WorkSpaces on AWS solution architecture
3. The Fargate task checks each WorkSpace for total usage for the month and converts the WorkSpace to the most efficient billing model depending on usage.
4. Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) stores a log file with the conversions.
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