After you install TrueSight Cloud Cost Control, you must configure data collection before using the product features. With TrueSight Cloud Cost Control, you can analyze the current and future costs and utilization of your multi-cloud infrastructure based on data that is extracted from various data sources.
TrueSight Cloud Cost Control supports the following data sources and technologies:
Data from these sources is collected by using ETL modules, which are based on the Extract-Transform-Load (ETL) technology. You must configure the required ETL modules and run them to collect data. The collected data is stored in the Capacity Optimization database.
ETL modules for data collection
Depending on your data source and technology, you can choose the appropriate ETLs from the following list:
|Data source / Technology
|Amazon Web Services (AWS)
|Collects AWS infrastructure data
|Amazon Web Services - Cost and Usage Extractor
Collects AWS billing and consumption reports on daily cost and usage data for your AWS accounts
|Collects Azure infrastructure data
|Microsoft Azure - Cost and Usage Extractor
Collects Azure billing and consumption reports on daily cost and usage data for your Azure accounts
|Google Cloud Platform
|Google Cloud Platform - GCP API Extractor
|Collects Google Cloud infrastructure data
|Google Cloud Platform - Billing and Usage Extractor
Collects Google Cloud billing and consumption reports on daily cost and usage data for your Google Cloud accounts
Collects metrics for Hyper-V1
Collects metrics for KVM1
|Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV)
|Collects metrics for RHEV systems
|Standalone or Virtual Node
Collects metrics for standalone systems1
|VMware - vCenter Extractor Service ETL module
Collects metrics for VMware instances
Collects metrics for Xen virtual machines1
1 To use the and ., you must install and configure the Gateway Server and Capacity Agent components. For more information, see
Collecting data for business services
For business service details to be displayed on the TrueSight Cloud Cost Control pages, you must first import the data related to your business services into the Capacity Optimization database. For more information, see Collecting business service data.
Where to go from here
After you complete the required configuration for data collection, authorize users to access the product so that they can start using the . For more information, see .