This RI Utilisation Dashboard is available as part of the Cost Module. Reserved Instances in AWS, Azure provides excellent cost saving benefit when you commit for certain level of usage for specific products such as instance types or databases.
However, if you do not utilize a specific product in a particular month, you will still have to pay for the usage since it is committed. Hence it is critical to review the utilization of the RIs periodically and adjust your usage accordingly.
The summary section provides the consolidated numbers for the following
Note: You can choose the Currency value at the top right. This is defaulted to USD. To view the cloud accounts that are billed in other currencies, you need to change this value.
The grid view below, provides the list of Reserved Instances that are purchased currently along with relevant information and the utilization % of the RIs. The following fields are available
You can click on Show Utilization under Action column to view the utilization trend and more information about the specific reserved instance.
Following Selections and Filters are available which can help in focusing on the info you need
When you click on the Show Utilization action for a specific reservation, you can view the utilization trend for the reservation month on month or daily view as well.
Use the period selection at the top right to switch between Current Month view or Last 3 Months view.
Overview of the reservation, related metadata and also average utilization can also be viewed here.