Understanding your Savings Plans overview - Savings Plans

Understanding your Savings Plans overview

You can use the Overview page to see any Savings Plans you own, in addition to potential savings opportunities.

If you currently don't own any Savings Plans, the Overview page shows a summary of how Savings Plans work, along with recommended Savings Plans purchases based on your past usage.

To access the Savings Plans overview

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the AWS Cost Management console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/cost-management/home.

  2. On the navigation pane, choose Savings Plans.

Savings opportunities

Your savings opportunities are shown under Additional savings opportunities or Savings opportunities, depending on whether you’ve made past Savings Plans purchases or not.

You can view your detailed recommendations by choosing View recommended savings plans. To learn more about how your Savings Plans recommendations are calculated, see Understanding your Savings Plans recommendations.

Savings Plans details

After you’ve purchased Savings Plans, you’ll see a Savings Plans details section in your Overview page. The Savings Plans details section shows the following metrics related to your purchased Savings Plans:

  • Type – Determines the summary by Compute or EC2 Instance Savings Plans.

  • MTD/YTD plans – The amount of Savings Plans that have been active during the selected period.

  • MTD/YTD commitment – The total amortized commitments during the selected period.

  • MTD/YTD utilization – The average utilization percentage during the selected period.

  • MTD/YTD savings – The total savings from Savings Plans during the selected period.

You can see details of the Savings Plans you own by choosing View all in the Savings Plans details section, or Inventory in the left navigation pane.