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Wednesday, May 20 • 9:00am - 9:40am
CloudKitty an Open Source rating and chargeback component for OpenStack

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Chargeback and rating are currently lacking in OpenStack. If you wish to define/charge costs to your clients' cloud usages or yours, you'll need to develop your own tools. CloudKitty is addressing these use cases by adding an highly modular rating engine to you OpenStack cloud.


In this talk we will introduce CloudKitty, an open source chargeback and rating component fully integrated with OpenStack that starts to be integrated by various OpenStack cloud around the world, so why not yours?


It will include :

  • A description of its internal architecture

  • Its capabilities

  • Creation of your own rating rules

  • Design of your own collector to use your metrics or enrich Ceilometer's one

  • General configuration and usage

  • Demonstration of the tool an in particular the Horizon integration

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Stéphane Albert

OpenStack DevelopperOperator
Hi, my name is Stéphane Albert, a french guy living in Toulouse. I work at Objectif Libre mainly around OpenStack and IT automation. My main task is to bring CloudKitty to life to add reporting and pricing with Ceilometer metrics in OpenStack. | My main interests are Python, OpenStack (how surprising ;)), networking and Open Source software. When I'm not at my computer I repair arcade systems and hack on electronics.
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Christophe Sauthier

CEO Objectif Libre, Objectif Libre
My Name is Christophe Sauthier, a french guy living in the nice city of Toulouse. Living with my wife and father of 2 beautiful small guys (of course), I am also CEO of a company that I have funded 5 years ago Objectif Libre that only deals with Linux Infrastructure. | I have been really involved in the Ubuntu community, being a developper and in various boards, then my life crossed OpenStack... The results being that Objectif Libre became one... Read More →

Wednesday May 20, 2015 9:00am - 9:40am
Room 205/206/207

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