We’ve been in the preview for QuickSight for a while now- looking forward to precisely this moment where AWS declares it open to the public!

Let’s see what we can do. The first thing comes to mind is use QuickSight to visualise a sample multi-account detailed billing report:


We have a few static websites running entirely of S3. Using S3 bucket access logs, we can now try and do some analysis on traffic and visitors. The first diagram nicely shows us what elements generate most outgoing-traffic (and thus, cost):


Of course there are many, many more options possible. If in doubt, look at the tutorial video’s in the QuickSight console. Thing is; the above screenshots were really created effortlessly – QuickSight living up to it’s promise!