We will now view usage by account. This helps to highlight where the costs and usage are by linked account. NOTE: you will need one or more multiple accounts for this exercise to be effective.
Select Saved reports from the left menu:
Click on Monthly costs by linked account:
It will show the default last 6 months, with a monthly granularity.
As above, change the graph to Daily granularity and from a bar graph to a Line graph:
Here is the daily granularity line graph. You can see there is one account which has the most cost, so lets focus on that by applying a filter:
On the right click on Linked Account, select the checkbox next to the account we want to focus on, then click Include only and Apply filters:
You can now see this one accounts usage:
Lets see the services breakdown for this account, click on Service to group by services and change it to a line graph:
You can see the service breakdown for this account. Lets see the instance type breakdown for this account, click on Instance Type and change it to a line graph:
You can see the instance type breakdown for this account. Lets see the usage type breakdown for this account, click on Usage Type and change it to a line graph:
Here is the usage type breakdown:
You have now viewed the costs by account and applied multiple filters. You can continue to modify the report by timeframe and apply other filters.