Level 300: Turning Cost & Usage Reports into Efficiency Reports

Authors

  • Steffen Grunwald, Principal Solutions Architect.
  • Thomas Attree, Solutions Architect.

Introduction

Video transcript

Goals

At the end of this lab you will:

  • Understand the need for proxy metrics for sustainability and identify candidates
  • Draw these proxy metrics from your AWS Cost & Usage Report (or sample data) and prepare the data ready for dashboarding with e.g. Amazon QuickSight
  • Learn how you can add your own data and combine it with the AWS Cost & Usage Reports

Prerequisites

NOTE: You will be billed for any applicable AWS resources used if you complete this lab that are not covered in the AWS Free Tier . When you decide to stop the lab at any point in time, please revisit the clean up instructions at the end so you stop incuring cost (e.g. for storage in Amazon S3).

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