How To Figure Out How Much An AWS EC2 Instance Is Costing You

The cloud is great and can allow you to spin applications up and down on a whim. There’s almost unlimited resources at your fingertips, but if you want to use it you’ll have to pay for it!

Even if you’re not creating to world’s largest application, you should probably have good understanding of what your AWS EC2 instances are costing you.

In this snip, Josh will show you how to use the AWS Simple Monthly Calculator to estimate your monthly bills and then how to use AWS Cost Explorer to get a closer look at the costs associated with your actual usage.

Prerequisites include: AWS Account Existing EC2 Instance(s) Cost Allocation Tags (activate them ASAP)