[Openstack-operators] How are you handling billing/chargeback?
simon.leinen at switch.ch
Tue Mar 13 22:11:27 UTC 2018
Lars Kellogg-Stedman writes:
> I'm curious what folks out there are using for chargeback/billing in
> your OpenStack environment.
We use a homegrown billing system that periodically samples utilization
of billable resources.
(We turned off Ceilometer a few years ago because we weren't really
using it and found that it caused us trouble.)
> Are you doing any sort of chargeback (or showback)? Are you using (or
> have you tried) CloudKitty? Or some other existing project? Have you
> rolled your own instead?
> I ask because I am helping out some folks get a handle on the
> operational side of their existing OpenStack environment, and they are
> interested in but have not yet deployed some sort of reporting
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