RI Subscription Report
The RI Subscription Report contains the following:
This report presents the percentage of running instance hours that were covered by purchased RIs. Use this report to identify opportunities to buy matching RIs for more significant cost savings.
In the following screenshot, Coverage 62% indicates the number of running instance hours covered by purchased RIs, and thus, the instances benefited from RI discounts.
RI Subscription Summary
The following screenshot displays a sample RI Subscriptions report, which provides information about individual and group subscriptions. The RI Utilization (Utilization column in the screenshot) displays the percentage of purchased RI hours that were used by matching instances over a selected period. This field helps in assessing the ROI on your RI purchases and take steps to optimize utilization, such as provisioning matching instances or switching to another instance type that is not covered by RIs or enabling float.
The significant fields in the report are explained in the following table.
Number of RI subscriptions for the specified filter criteria (Accounts, Regions, Instance Types).
Average ROI achieved till date by the subscriptions for the period this report is generated. The value in smaller font indicates the ROI for the subscription.
Number of recommendations based on the filter criteria.
RI Subscriptions are grouped based on the following similarities:
Subscription utilization, in percentage. In the above image highlighted in green, a value of 50% indicates that on an average only half the purchased subscriptions were utilized during the period (30-day) for which the report is generated. The value in smaller font indicates the average utilization of subscription since purchase.
Excess on Demand Hrs
Displays the available, unused hours for a subscription.
ROI for RI subscriptions purchased for an instance type. The value in smaller font indicates the average ROI of subscription since purchase.
Recommendation for the specific instance type or subscription. The options include:
You can drill-down the RI Subscriptions Report for the following to understand additional information:
Group subscription details – Opens when group name in the RI subscription report is clicked
Individual subscription details (part of a group) – Opens when IDs listed under a group is clicked
Individual subscription details (not part of a group) – Opens when IDs that are not listed under a group
Group Subscription Details
The following is a sample screenshot that displays detailed information about group subscriptions. Click the down arrow adjacent to the logo to expand and display individual subscriptions in that group. This page enumerates the amount of savings that an organization can achieve by acting on the recommendations.
The Average Utilization and Excess Hours over Time report display information about the group utilization, in percentage, and the additional on-demand subscription that was purchased for the instance.
Individual subscriptions can either be included in a group or as standalone subscriptions (not part of any group). The following screenshot is an example of the individual subscription that is part of a group. This page appears when you click any individual subscription listed under a group.
The information of an individual subscription is displayed in two tabs: Stats and Details.
The following table explains significant fields in the Stats tab:
Color-coded state of the subscription – Active or Expired. The information in the right indicates the remainder period of a subscription.
Duration, in months or years, before the subscription expires.
Total ROI achieved by this subscription.
Utilization over Time
Graphical display of past utilization for the subscription for a chosen period (from the Date drop-down field).
Graphical display of instance utilization against various billing units associated with the instance.
Average Hours Used/Month
Number of instances available as of date.
Discount applicable to the instance if the recommended subscription type is purchased.
Instance utilization, in percent, for the chosen period.
Total ROI achieved by the subscription and the average ROI achieved per month.
|On-Demand price for the instance if the subscription had not been purchased. See Reserved Instances Overview > Payment Methods.|
|Average Excess On-Demand Hours per Month|
On-demand purchases made in addition to RI subscription purchase.
This field appears for an individual subscription not part of any group.
The Details tab presents information about the subscription scope, term, type.
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