[Openstack-operators] How are you handling billing/chargeback?

Nick Jones nick at stackhpc.com
Wed Mar 14 14:39:04 UTC 2018

On 13/03, Simon Leinen wrote:
>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 had something similar at DataCentred - a homegrown (Rails-based)
application, but one which periodically polled Ceilometer for
utilisation information and subsequently performed a bunch of sanity
checks.  It was open-sourced for posterity here:


This was used to generate billing information with integration into



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