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Changelog

This page was last updated on February 29, 2024, with product updates for February 2024.

February 2024

Product Updates

  • Ability to group by multiple tags: You can now group by multiple tags in the console.
  • EC2 rightsizing recommendations: New recommendations are added for rightsizing EC2 instances.
  • Segment settings: You can now edit the default report settings on a top-level segment report.
  • Updated UI look and feel: Visual updates were made to Financial Planning menus and screens.
  • Financial Commitment Reports: Financial commitment reports are now available to help you understand how your organization is utilizing financial commitments.
  • Bulk actions for folders and Cost Reports: You can now move and star folders and Cost Reports in bulk.
  • Additional operators on resource reports: The is greater than and is less than operators are both available for Metadata filters on resource reports. For example: where Metadata CloudWatch Log Groups Retention in Days is greater than 5.

API Updates

  • New notifications endpoint: The /report_notifications endpoint is now available. This endpoint also now has support via the Terraform provider.
  • Multi-tag support: The groupings parameter of the /costs endpoint has support for multiple tags.
  • Data sources in Terraform: Data sources for multiple Vantage resources are now available in the Terraform provider.
  • Segment costs: You can now obtain costs for segment reports from the /costs endpoint.
  • Settings options on segments: The report_settings object is now available on the /segments endpoint.
  • Settings on Cost Reports: The settings object is now available on the /cost_reports endpoint.

January 2024

Product Updates

  • PlanetScale support: PlanetScale is now supported as a provider in Vantage.
  • Updated UI look and feel: The Settings UI and main navigation bar are visually updated for better navigability.
  • Charge Type filter and group: Charge Type is available as a new filter and grouping category on Cost Reports.
  • Created by column: The Created by column is added to Business Metrics, Savings Models, as well as Cost Reporting screens, like Dashboards.
  • Created On column sort: The Created On column, available on Cost Reporting screens, correctly sorts by date.
  • Created by me filter: The Created by me filter screen is available in Cost Reporting. New reports you create will now be visible within this view.
  • Tag grouping for advanced exports: The advanced export on Cost Reports now has a Tag grouping option.
  • "Other" grouping expanded: The Other grouping is expanded on Cost Reports so you can display additional costs, beyond what's already displayed, in the table and graph.
  • Cost Reports line and area charts: When grouping by specific criteria, you can now adjust the Cost Report graph to be displayed as an area chart or line chart, with a line for each group.
  • Searchable Business Metrics Report dropdown: The Report dropdown menu on the Business Metrics screen is now searchable.

API Updates

  • Priority added to PUT request for segments: The priority parameter is available on the /segments/{segment_token} endpoint.
  • New groupings parameter: The groupings parameter is available on the /costs endpoint.
  • Access grant endpoint update: Update/destroy endpoints for /access_grant now use the access grant token to identify an access grant.

December 2023

Product Updates

  • Expanded recommendations: Cost recommendations have been expanded for Azure.
  • Kubernetes efficiency reports: Kubernetes efficiency reports allow teams to quickly identify which Kubernetes pods are running inefficiently. These reports are a customized view of Kubernetes idle and total costs based on Cluster, Namespace, and Label.
  • Official Kubernetes integration: The Vantage Kubernetes agent provides a single in-cluster deployment that handles both metrics collection and upload to Vantage—without any intermediary requirements.

API Updates

  • Cost allocations segment API: Script both the creation and modification of cost allocation segments via new API endpoints.

November 2023

Product Updates

  • Automatic team assignment for SSO: Automatically assign users to teams in Vantage based on your organization's existing SSO groups.
  • Confluent support: Confluent is now supported as a provider in Vantage.
  • Team-based access controls: Enterprise customers can now use role-based access control to create fine-grained permissions for teams across their organizations.

October 2023

Product Updates

  • Resource report exports: You can now download lists of resources for further exploration via resource reports.

September 2023

Product Updates

  • Annotations for reports: You can now add annotations to Cost Reports for infrastructure changes or events.
  • Oracle support: Oracle is now supported as a provider in Vantage.
  • Dashboards: You can now create dashboards with custom collections of Cost Reports and apply date range and period filters to all reports present on them.

API Updates

  • Write API: The new write API automates the management of Cost Reports, saved filters, and dashboards.
  • New Terraform resources: New Terraform resources are available for Cost Reports, folders, saved filters, and dashboards.

August 2023

Product Updates

  • Alert thresholds for anomaly detection: Set custom alert thresholds on cost anomaly alerts, so alerts are tailored to your tolerance for cost spikes.
  • Comparative cost reporting: Cost Reports now have a By Date toggle to display costs by day, week, or month in the costs table.
  • Budget alerts: You can now create budget alerts to receive automated notifications when costs exceed user-defined alert thresholds.

July 2023

Product Updates

  • Datadog support: Datadog is now supported as a provider in Vantage.
  • Multi-dimensional cost reporting: You can now group Cost Reports by multiple dimensions.

June 2023

Product Updates

  • GCP resource-level costs: Resource-level costs are available for GCP Cost Reports.
  • Resource reports: You can create resource reports to view and access resources generated per provider.

May 2023

Product Updates

April 2023

Product Updates

  • Self-service SAML: Users can now configure SAML-based SSO for their account without contacting Vantage support.
  • Saved filters: Saved filters are available to save and reuse filter logic across multiple Cost Reports.
  • Azure cost recommendations: Azure cost recommendations are now supported.

March 2023

Product Updates

  • Cost Report exports: You can now export Cost Reports via custom exports.
  • Per-unit cost support: With per-unit costs, you can track costs per customer, endpoint, transaction, etc.

API Updates

  • Terraform provider: Terraform provider is now available to integrate AWS accounts with Vantage.

February 2023

Product Updates

  • New Relic support: New Relic is now supported as a provider in Vantage.
  • Expanded resource filtering: You can now filter by resource in Cost Reports.
  • MongoDB Atlas support: MongoDB Atlas is now supported as a provider in Vantage.

January 2023

Product Updates

  • Updates to Cost Reports: You can now save custom date ranges, date bins, and groupings to share with teammates in Cost Reports.
  • Autopilot recommendations expanded: Autopilot is expanded to recommend Reserved Instance purchases on RDS, ElastiCache, Redshift, and OpenSearch.
  • Cost allocation segments: Segments are now enabled for teams to allocate costs to business units.