How to check cost leaks in AWS Billing

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Go to https://console.aws.amazon.com/billing/home#/bills

In the Bill details by service, you can see the overview of the billing across all regions and services.

Bills by service

Commonly recurring expense is

  • Detached Elastic IPs
  • Snapshots
  • Alarms
  • Keys

These gets buried under a lot of other services we use day-to-day. This overview can help one understand where the unaccounted resources are.

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