The resource analysis feature allows you to view resource distribution and the trend in resource quantity from the perspective of member accounts in the resource directory. This way, you can find the improper use of resources and optimize resource allocation.

Background information

  • When you enable the resource analysis feature for the first time, you can view global resource statistics in real time. However, you cannot view resource distribution or the trend in resource quantity until the next day after you enable the feature.
  • You can view resource statistics collected in the last six months at most.

Step 1: Enable the resource analysis feature

If the resource analysis feature is not enabled, you must enable it.

  1. Log on to the Cloud Governance Center console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Resource Analysis.
  3. On the Resource Analysis page, click Confirm Activation.

Step 2: View global resource statistics

You can view global resource statistics from the perspective of member accounts in the resource directory or all accounts in real time.

  1. On the Resource Analysis page, view resource names and the number of resources from the perspective of all accounts.
    In the Filter section, you can select services to view resource statistics on the services.
  2. To view resource statistics from the perspective of the management account and member accounts, select Member Accounts from the drop-down list in the upper-right corner and select the accounts that you want to use.
    1. In the Select member accounts panel, select the accounts that you want to use in the Resource Directory section.
      • Master: the management account.
      • Folder: You can select one or more folders. After you select a folder, all member accounts in the folder are selected.
      • Member: You can select one or more member accounts.
    2. Click OK.
    3. On the Resource Analysis page, view resource names and the number of resources from the perspective of selected accounts.

Step 3: View resource distribution and the trend in resource quantity

You can click a resource to view resource distribution and the trend in resource quantity.

  1. On the Resource Analysis page, click a resource.
  2. View the trend in resource quantity.
    1. In the Trend in Resource Quantity section, adjust the slider to specify a time range.
    2. View the daily trend in resource quantity within the specified time range.
  3. View resource distribution.
    1. In the Distribution of Resource Accounts section, select a date from the drop-down list in the upper-right corner.
    2. View resource distribution among accounts on the selected date.