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Reserved Instance Lease Expiration In The Next 30 Days
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EC2
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To determine the expiration date for your Amazon EC2 Reserved Instances

RDS Copy Tags to Snapshots
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RDS
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To determine if your RDS instances have Copy Tags to Snapshots feature enabled, Copying your AWS RDS database instance tags to any automated or manual snapshots taken from your instances, allows you to easily set metadata (including access policies) on your snapshots in order to match the parent instances.

Idle AWS EC2 Instances
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EC2
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This workflow send report of all the EC2 instances which are idle from the past 7 days and are launched before 7 days. Instance is identified as idle if its CPU Utilization is less than 2% and Network In/Out is less than 5MB. You can also give other configurations for this workflow.

Idle RDS DB instances
RDS
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Sends a report if any of the RDS DB instances present in your AWS account is appeared to be idle. Identifying and removing idle resources from your AWS account is best practice to reduce AWS costs.

DB Instance Generation
RDS
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Sends a report if RDS databases instances provisioned within your AWS account are using the previous generation of instance classes. Using the latest generation of RDS database instances instead of the previous generation instances has tangible benefits such as better hardware performance.

RDS Reserved DB Instance Lease Expiration In The Next 7 Days
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RDS
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Ensure that your AWS RDS Reserved Instances (RIs) are renewed before expiration date.

Unused WorkSpaces
WorkSpaces
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This template periodically keeps a check on the Workspace sessions, ensuring that unused Workspaces do not exist for a longer time.

EC2 Reserved Instance Payment Failed
EC2
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A failed AWS EC2 RI is an unsuccessful reservation that received the "payment-failed" status during the purchase process. Reserved Instances represent a good strategy to cut down on AWS EC2 costs but to fully receive the discount benefit you need to make sure that all your EC2 reservation purchases have been successfully completed.

EC2 Reserved Instance Payment Pending
EC2
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EC2 Reserved Instances represent an efficient strategy to cut down on AWS costs. However, to receive the billing discount benefit promoted by Amazon, you need to make sure that all your EC2 reservation purchases have been fully processed. Identify any pending Amazon EC2 Reserved Instance (RI) purchases available within your AWS account.

Stop EC2 Machine
EC2
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This enables users to schedule a stop of Amazon EC2 instances based on a daily or weekly schedule, or both, in order to optimize EC2 costs.

Unused EC2 Reserved Instances
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EC2
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To determine if you have any unused EC2 Reserved Instances within your AWS account or AWS Organization. Ensure that all purchased AWS EC2 Reserved Instances (RI) have corresponding instances running within the same account or within any linked AWS accounts available in an AWS Organization.

RDS Desired Instance Type
RDS
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Security
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Send report of RDS instances provisioned in your AWS account, which does not have the desired instance type established by your organization. Restricting the type of Amazon RDS instances will help you address internal compliance requirements and also helps to save some extra cost.

Redshift Idle Clusters
Amazon Redshift
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Sends a report if any of the Redshift cluster present in your AWS account is appeared to be idle. Identifying and removing idle resources from your AWS account is best practice to reduce AWS costs.

Terminate Idle EC2 Instances
EC2
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This workflow terminates all the instances which are idle from the past 7 days and are launched before 7 days. Instance is identified as idle if its CPU Utilisation is less than 2% and Network In/Out is less than 5MB. You can also give other configurations for this workflow.

CloudFront Objects Compress Automatically.
CloudFront
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Sends a report if Amazon Cloudfront Content Delivery Network (CDN) distributions are not configured to automatically compress content for web requests that include "Accept-Encoding: gzip" in the header. Configuring your Cloudfront distributions to compress the web content served can optimise your AWS cloud costs and speed up your web applications.