The first version of the Rating, Charging and Billing Dashboard is now available on Github! The dashboard is targeted towards a cloud service provider and their client. It has different views for an end user and a cloud administrator. The dashboard interacts with the different micro services of Rating, Charging & Billing to get the relevant data and for storing the configuration settings.
Following are some of the salient features of the dashboard –
- OpenAM powered authentication and authorization.
- Association of OpenStack account with the dashboard account
- Separate view for an end user and a cloud administrator
- User rights management
- Visualization of resources consumed
- Enabling different rate policy for cloud resources
- Visualization of the generated rate of a resource
- Visualization of charge data generated for a user
Let’s have a look at the features in detail: Continue reading