In this OpenShift Commons Briefing, Red Hat Spain’s Sergio Ocón-Cárdenas covers the basic principles of Cost Management, Why it is important and Why you should care about it. We also get a preview of new SaaS capabilities coming soon in Red Hat OpenShift.
Sergio demonstrates the main concepts about cost management for OpenShift deployments as well as the major challenges faced while dealing with it. He also covered tagging, differences between using tags in OpenShift and in other clouds, like AWS or Azure and provided tips and best practices. We also learned how to properly manage, understand, forecast and estimate budgets not only in your container platform but in your multi-cloud deployment.
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Background In our previous article “Cost Management: Bean Counting for OpenShift”, we set up Cost Management for managing per department billing. This helps us to bill internally for the consumption ...