What is AWS Pricing Calculator? - AWS Pricing Calculator

What is AWS Pricing Calculator?

AWS Pricing Calculator is a web-based planning tool that you can use to create estimates for your AWS use cases. You can use it to model your solutions before building them, explore the AWS service price points, and review the calculations behind your estimates. You can use it to help you plan how you spend, find cost saving opportunities, and make informed decisions when using Amazon Web Services.

AWS Pricing Calculator is useful for those who have never used AWS. It's also useful for those who want to reorganize or expand their AWS usage. You don't need any experience with the cloud or AWS to use AWS Pricing Calculator.

AWS Pricing Calculator is available through a web-based console at https://calculator.aws/#/ .

Features of AWS Pricing Calculator

With AWS Pricing Calculator, you can do the following tasks:

  • View transparent prices – See the calculations behind the estimated prices for your service configurations. You can view price estimates by service or by groups of services to analyze your architecture costs.

  • Use groups for hierarchical estimates – Sort your estimates into groups to align with your architecture for clear service cost analysis.

  • Share your estimates – Save the link to each estimate to share or revisit at a later time. Estimates are saved to the AWS public servers.

  • Export your estimates – Export your estimates in CSV or PDF format to share locally with your stakeholders.

Pricing for AWS Pricing Calculator

AWS Pricing Calculator is provided at no charge. It provides an estimate of your AWS fees and charges, but the estimate doesn't include any taxes that might apply. AWS Pricing Calculator provides pricing details for only the information you enter. If the prices on the marketing pages are different from the prices that AWS Pricing Calculator uses, AWS honors the prices from the marketing pages. For more information about AWS service pricing, see Cloud Services Pricing.

The prices that AWS Pricing Calculator uses for the estimates come from the AWS Price List API. For more information about the AWS Price List API, see Using the AWS Price List API in the AWS Billing User Guide.

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