CUR Query Library Help

The CUR Query Library Help section is intended to provide tips and information about navigating the CUR dataset. We will cover beginner topics like getting started with querying the CUR, filtering query results, common query format, links to public documentation, and getting product information. We will also cover advanced topics like understanding your AWS Cost Datasets while working with the CUR data.

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You may need to change variables used as placeholders in your query. ${table_Name} is a common variable which needs to be replaced. Example: cur_db.cur_table

Table of Contents

AWS Product Descriptions and Pricing Units
Query Format Overview
Understanding Unblended vs Blended vs Net vs Amortized Cost and Usage Data
Retrieving Data from CUR
Filtering Query Results

CUR queries are provided as is. We recommend validating your data by comparing it against your monthly bill and Cost Explorer prior to making any financial decisions. If you wish to provide feedback on these queries, there is an error, or you want to make a suggestion, please email:


Community contributions are encouraged and welcome. Please follow the Contribution Guide . The goal is to pull together useful CUR queries in to a single library that is open, standardized, and maintained.


Please refer to the CUR Query Library Contributors section .