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Cost Profiles

Overview

Cost Profiles ensure that cost metrics are accurate by taking the organization's custom pricing and cluster type into consideration. Cost Profile is attached to clusters via Blueprints.

Cost Profile


Custom Cost Profiles

The Profiles page shows the list of Custom (AWS and Azure) and System profiles. Default system profiles are available for AWS and Azure. Organizations can customize certain profile parameters to ensure accuracy of cost metrics (e.g. for specific clusters or specific types of environment).


Create a Custom Cost Profile

Perform the below steps to create a custom cost profile:

  • Login to the controller and select Profiles under Cost
  • Click New Profile
  • Provide a name for the profile and select a provider type (AWS, AZURE, and ONPREM). Remember that if you intend to share this profile with other projects, the name needs to be unique
  • Click Create and provide a version name
  • Enter the required parameters based on the provider type

Parameters Supported for AWS

Spot Integrations

Users enabling Spot Integrations option must enter the Spot level information that has been configured in the AWS Console. Follow the steps provided here to enable in the AWS Console

Parameter Definition
Spot Feed S3 Region Region of your spot data bucket
Spot Feed S3 Bucket Configured bucket for the spot data feed
Spot Feed S3 Prefix Configured prefix for your spot data feed bucket
AWS Account ID A unique AWS account ID

Installation Profile Overview

CUR Integrations

Users enabling CUR Integrations must enter the CUR details that have been configured in the AWS console and stored in Athena DB.

Refer AWS Cloud Integration

Installation Profile Overview

Important

It is mandatory to provide either Spot Integrations or CUR Integrations details to complete the AWS Cost profile configuration

Cloud Credentials

Enable the Cloud Credentials option and select the required cloud credential from the drop-down. Refer Cloud credentials for more information

Installation Profile Overview

Once the required details are provided, click Save Changes. You can view the new profile with different versions. To view the configured parameters of a specific version, click the i icon and you can view the configuration spec as shown below.

Installation Profile Overview


Parameters Supported for Azure

Custom Pricing

Enter a version name and enable the Custom Pricing option. Select the required Cloud credentials in which the required parameters are already set

Installation Profile Overview

Refer Azure Cloud Integration for more information

Once the required details are provided, click Save Changes. You can view the new profile with different versions. To view the configured parameters of a specific version, click the i icon and you can view the configuration spec as shown below

Installation Profile Overview


Parameters Supported for on-premise Data centers

Users can customize the hourly pricing to provide average estimates of CPU/Spot CPU and RAM/Spot RAM.

Installation Profile Overview

Once the required details are provided, click Save Changes. You can view the new profile with different versions. To view the configured parameters of a specific version, click the i icon and you can view the configuration spec as shown below

Installation Profile Overview


Blueprint Integration

On successful creation of a cost profile, users can now deploy it to the cluster via blueprint by enabling the Enable Cost Management option. Select the required cost profile and version from the drop-down

Installation Profile Overview

Important

Monitoring & Alerting add-on is a requirement for Cost Management Service


Profiles List

On successful creation of profiles of any type, you can view the list of profiles on the Profiles page as shown below

Cost Profile Overview

Important

The usage metrics are collected every one hour and the calculated costs are stored in the database


Profile sharing

Existing cost profiles can be shared to All/Specific/None projects. The profiles created in a project can be edited or deleted within the same project. Profiles inherited from other projects (shared by other projects) cannot be edited or deleted

Installation Profile Overview