Dashboard: AWS RDS DB Instance Dashboard

This dashboard answers the following questions:

  • How many instances are in each account and region?
  • How many instances are present per engine type?
  • How many unencrypted and publicly accessible instances are there?
  • How many instances have logging and deletion protection disabled?
  • How many instances are deployed in multiple availability zones?
  • How much do my instances cost each month?
  • What are my most used instances in terms of CPU utilization?
This dashboard contains 5 cards and 1 table.


Install the mod:

mkdir dashboards
cd dashboards
powerpipe mod init
powerpipe mod install github.com/turbot/steampipe-mod-aws-insights

Start the Powerpipe server:

steampipe service start
powerpipe server

Open http://localhost:9033 in your browser and select AWS RDS DB Instance Dashboard dashboard.

You could also snapshot and share results via Turbot Pipes:

powerpipe login
powerpipe dashboard run aws_insights.dashboard.rds_db_instance_dashboard --share


The dashboard uses the named queries: