Chargeback entities and metrics

There are two datasets in TrueSight Capacity Optimization for Chargeback – ACBCOST and APPCHRGBK.

The following sections describe the metrics and entities in each that are applicable for Chargeback:

ACBCOST

For information on the ACBCOST dataset, see Dataset reference: ACBCOST.

Metrics

The following table lists and describes all Chargeback metrics in the ACBCOST dataset:

MetricLabelDescriptionType

BYCOSUBKEY_CONSUMPTION

Consumption by cost object subkey

Consumption of the specified cost object subkey

A count of events, absolute number

BYCOSUBKEY_COST

Cost by cost object subkey

Cost of the specified cost object subkey

A count of events, absolute number

BYCOSUBKEY_COST_RATE

Cost Rate by cost object subkey

Cost Rate of the specified cost object subkey

A count of events, absolute number

BYCOSUBKEY_QTY

Quantity by cost object subkey

Quantity of the specified cost object subkey

A count of events, absolute number

Entities

The following table lists and describes the Chargeback entity applicable to the ACBCOST dataset:

IconBusiness Driver type nameDescription
Chargeback target

A Chargeback target is an entity that utilizes a resource, and to which resource costs are charged back in turn. Target entities can be structured into hierarchies to represent either organizational or logical structures.

In other words, targets are customers (organizations, business units) that consume a service offering, to which service offering costs are charged back.

APPCHRGBK

For information on the APPCHRGBK dataset, see Dataset reference: APPCHRGBK.

Metrics

The following table lists and describes all the metrics in the APPCHRGBK dataset:

MetricLabelDescriptionType

ADDITIONAL_COST_C

Additional cost

Describes additional costs for a service

Configuration data

BYOPTION_CHOICE

Option choice definition

Option choice definition

Configuration data

BYREQUESTABLE_OFFERING

Requestable Offering definition

Requestable Offering definition

Configuration data

Entities

The following table lists and describes the Chargeback entity applicable to the APPCHRGBK dataset:

IconDomain type nameDescription
Service Offering Instance (SOI)For details, see Chargeback.
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