Compute Optimizer Dashboard (COD)

Last Updated

May 2022

Authors

  • Iakov Gan, Senior Technical Account Manager, EMEA
  • Yuriy Prykhodko, Senior Technical Account Manager, EMEA
  • Timur Tulyaganov, Principal Technical Account Manager, EMEA

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Introduction

AWS Compute Optimizer recommends optimal AWS resources for your workloads to reduce costs and improve performance by using machine learning to analyze historical utilization metrics. Compute Optimizer Dashboard lets you view cost optimization and risk reduction opportunities for all accounts in your AWS Organizations across all AWS Regions. Out-of-the-box benefits of the COD include (but are not limited to):

  • Find over and underutilized resources (EC2, AutoScaling Groups, EBS, Lambda).
  • Get right-sizing recommendations.
  • Identify potential savings across all payer accounts and regions.
  • Track optimization progress over time by AWS Account team or business unit.

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Goals

  • Create Compute Optimization Dashboard
  • Share the dashboard in your organization

Permissions

This workshop can be deployed by any user who has permission to access the AWS Compute Optimizer, S3, Athena, Glue and QuickSight.

Costs

  • A QuickSight Enterprise license starts at $18 per month.
  • Incremental costs associated with AWS Glue, Amazon Athena, and Amazon S3.
  • Estimated total cost for all Dashboards together in a large AWS deployment is $54 per month.

Time to Complete

  • Pre-requisites: Should take approximately 15 minutes to complete
  • Installation: Should take approximately 60 minutes to complete

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