EBS Resource Utilization Summary Report

This report provides utilization statistics for all of the EBS volumes running within AWS.

NOTE: The statistics for this report are taken directly from CloudWatch.  All averages and statistics are measured over the last 30 days unless labelled otherwise.

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The tag dropdown at the top of the report allows you to filter the report by your EBS volume resource tags.

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The Summary section of the report provides the following statistics:

  • Age of Historical Data – the number of days of CloudWatch data available.
  • Average Data Read for Last 2 Days
  • Average Data Written for Last 2 Days
  • Average Data Read for last 7 Days
  • Average Data Written for last 7 Days
  • Average Data Read for Last 30 Days
  • Average Data Written for Last 30 Days
  • Average Data Read for Last 90 Days
  • Average Data Written for Last 90 Days

Average Bytes Read/Written For Last 30 Days

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This chart shows the average bytes read and written for each day, over the last 30 days, based on CloudWatch data for all EBS volumes.

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The next section of the report focuses on the number of hours the volumes have been in use, and their activity during that time.

Number of Hours of CloudWatch Data Collected – shows the total hours of CloudWatch data available for all volumes over the past 7, 30, and 90 days.

Number of Hours Volumes Were Idle – shows the total number of hours where volumes were idle over the past 7, 30, and 90 days.

Number of Hours Volumes Were Writing – shows the total number of hours where volumes were writing over the past 7, 30, and 90 days.

Number of Hours Volumes Were Reading – shows the total number of hours where volumes were reading over the past 7, 30, and 90 days.

Number of Hours Volumes Were Idle For a Given Percentage of the Hour – determines what percentage of each hour volumes were idle.

Average Bytes Read/Written By Volume Type (previous 7 days)

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This chart shows the average bytes read and written for both EBS volume types:  Standard and IOPS.

Average Bytes Read/Written by Hour of Day

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Shows the average number of bytes written and read by each hour of each day.

Average Bytes Read/Written by Day of Week

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Shows the average number of bytes written and read by each day of the week.

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