AWS S3 cost by family – Gain complete visibility into your cloud resources

AWS S3 Cost by Family - Cloud Cost Monitoring

Cloud visibility is a vital aspect of effective cloud infra assessment and management. Without visibility into your data, it’s hard to troubleshoot and resolve cost-related issues such as sudden escalations, hidden cost etc. These are the major pain areas of the majority of the organizations. Gaining granular visibility into your AWS S3 cost by family is a start.

Why AWS S3 cost by family is a vital insight to analyze?

S3 has various product families which categorize the type of S3 resources and services provided by AWS such as storage, API request, S3 data transfer etc.S3 is a service which is commonly used by the majority of users. Any S3 related resource could show up on your AWS bill and it would become difficult to understand what exactly is driving all that cost.

How does Centilytics help you in analyzing your AWS S3 cost by family?

Centilytics provides insights with utilities such as drill pie charts, bar graphs, tabular representations etc. which help users in gaining full visibility into their cloud expenditure.

Centilytics provides a dedicated insight of AWS S3 Cost by Family which categorizes your numerous S3 related resources currently running in your cloud infrastructure under families and shows the cost corresponding to them. Users can easily interpret their S3 cost using tabular representation or graphical (pie-chart) representation or both.

Insight descriptions:

Following columns are displayed under AWS S3 Cost by Family insight:

  1. Product Family: This column displays the S3 product family. Product family shows the cost distribution of your total cost spent on S3 related resources. It can be sorted in ascending and descending order according to the cost with just a single click

AWS S3 cost by family

  1. Cost: This column displays the cost (in dollars) corresponding to the product family. Cost can be sorted in ascending and descending order with a just single click.AWS S3 cost by family-ss1

Filters applicable:

Advanced Filters:
Filter Name Description
Account Id Applying the account Id filter will display data for the selected account Id.
Region Applying region filter will display data corresponding to the selected region
Resource Tags Applying resource tags filter will display data which will have the selected resource tag. For e.g. – If the user has tagged any resource using a tag named environment, then selecting an environment from the resource tags filter will display all the data accordingly
Resource Tags Value Applying resource tags value filter will display data which will have the selected resource tag value. For e.g.- If a user has tagged some resource by a tag named environment and has given it a value say production (environment: production), then the user will be able to view data of all the resources which are tagged as “environment:production”. The user can use the tag value filter only when a tag name has been provided.
Discount Selecting this filter will display data after applying any applicable discount.
Start date Selecting this filter will set a custom start date and data will be displayed accordingly.
End date Selecting this filter will set a custom end date and data will be displayed accordingly.

 

Global Filters:
Time zone Selecting this filter will allow the user to view data as per a convenient time zone and is helpful in case of time and regional difference.
Round Off Applying this filter will allow the user to view cost in exact decimals. For e.g. – Giving input ‘2’ will allow the user to view cost up to 2 decimal points
Cost Type The user can apply this filter to choose between blended and unblended cost.

A blended cost represents a unified cost that the user pays for a given service. It takes services such as S3, EC2, RDS, and several others into account. In comparison, an unblended cost represents a non-unified cost in which each type of usage with a specific rate gets its own line on the bill.

Refund The user can apply this filter to choose between options to either include or exclude refund (if applicable).
Currency Selecting this filter will allow users to convert their corresponding cost from one currency to another. By default, your cost is shown in USD (US Dollars). Using this filter, your cost in USD will get converted into an equivalent cost of selected currency. For e.g. – Selecting INR from currency filter will convert your US dollar cost to Indian rupee cost.

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