Cost - IoT Device Simulator

Cost

You are responsible for the cost of the AWS services used while running this solution. As of November 2021, the estimated cost for running the IoT Device Simulator solution using the 100 automotive demo device types in a single simulation, sending a message every two seconds in the US East (N. Virginia) Region is $3.05 per month for a simulation running six hours per day, $6.11 per month for a simulation running 12 hours per day, and $12.22 per month for a simulation running 24 hours per day. This includes estimated charges for Amazon API Gateway, AWS Lambda, AWS Step Functions, Amazon DynamoDB, and AWS IoT Core.

The following table provides an example cost breakdown to run 100 device simulations per month in the US East (N. Virginia) Region.

AWS service 6 hours per day 12 hours per day 24 hours per day
Amazon API Gateway $0.000105 $0.000105 $0.000105
AWS Step Functions $0.02 $0.04 $0.08
AWS Lambda $2.70 $5.40 $10.80
Amazon DynamoDB $0.01 $0.02 $0.04
AWS IoT Core messaging $0.32 $0.65 $1.30
Total: $3.05* $6.11* $12.22*

*Cost to run 100 device simulations per month.

We recommend creating a budget through AWS Cost Explorer to help manage costs. Prices are subject to change. For full details, refer to the pricing webpage for each AWS service you will be using in this solution.