Optima now supports the ingestion of public, private, and custom cloud billing data for easy ad-hoc analysis alongside billing data from other sources via a common and extensible framework for discovering cost data, also referred to as Common Bill Ingestion. CBI is a common pipeline capable of ingesting virtually any cost or usage time-series billing data.
Below are just three of the common use-cases for when CBI may be used to integrate billing data:
Adding custom costs to Optima
Integrating internal (private cloud) costs and usage data
Integrating infrastructure or container-based costs (such as Kubernetes or VMWare)
This new functionality includes support for the following in Optima: