AWS Thrifty Mod

Be Thrifty on AWS! This mod checks for unused resources and opportunities to optimize your spend on AWS.


AWS provides on-demand cloud computing platforms and APIs to authenticated customers on a metered pay-as-you-go basis.

Steampipe is an open source CLI to instantly query cloud APIs using SQL.

Steampipe Mods are collections of named queries, and codified controls that can be used to test current configuration of your cloud resources against a desired configuration.


Get started

Install the AWS plugin with Steampipe:

steampipe plugin install aws


git clone https://github.com/turbot/steampipe-mod-aws-thrifty.git
cd steampipe-mod-aws-thrifty

Run all benchmarks:

steampipe check all

Run a specific control:

steampipe check control.instances_with_low_utilization


This mod uses the credentials configured in the Steampipe AWS plugin.


No extra configuration is required.

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