CloudCheckr offers several reports that focus on the best practices, cost and inventory of your AWS deployment.
Cost Reports will give you information on the costs associated with your account.
Inventory Reports are useful for seeing the number of files you have stored in your S3 buckets, as well as a full inventory of your instances.
Security Reports can give you an in-depth look at the activity surrounding your AWS account. With various reports based on CloudTrail data as well as change monitoring, and an in-depth perimeter report, which will allow you to see who has access to your accounts. All of these reports can be utilized to alert you as soon as your account’s safety has been compromised.
Utilization Reports can help you keep an eye on your AWS deployment, showing how much each instance is being utilized to help ensure your infrastructure is running smoothly.
CloudCheckr provides several reports focused on utilization, such as:
- The Idle instances report, which shows which EC2 instances are running and being invoiced, but don’t appear to be active.
- The EC2 Resource Utilization Heat Map, which shows the average CPU Utilization of each EC2 instance, in a visual graph, for every hour of each day.
- The EC2 Utilization report breaks your EC2 instances down by CPU utilization, showing which are overutilized, underutilized, and the financial impact they have on your invoice.
- Various Cost Warnings reports highlight features that are enabled but aren’t being utilized, such as: Elastic IPs, Elastic Load Balancers and unattached EBS Volumes for EC2. Or, within S3, shows how much money could be saved if objects were converted to Reduced Redundancy Storage, or if its buckets were migrated to the lowest-priced regions.
Best Practice Checks
Best Practice Checks will give you information on vital aspects of your AWS instances.
Alerts will give you the functionality to create, manage and examine the results from various alerts.