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Updated at: 2022-04-07 GMT+08:00

What's New

This document describes the features released in each Cost Center version and corresponding documentation updates.

February 2022

No.

Feature

Description

Phase

Document

1

Cost management by using RI utilization and coverage

You can track the utilization or coverage of a specified reserved instance and receive an alert if the utilization or coverage is lower than the budget threshold you define.

Commercial use

Reserved Instances

January 2022

No.

Feature

Description

Phase

Document

1

Cost Anomaly Detection

Cost Anomaly Detection leverages machine learning to analyze your historical pay-per-use expenditures, establish a specific expenditure model for you, and identify root causes for cost surprises based on forecasted amounts. With simple steps, Cost Anomaly Detection helps you quickly take action based on detected cost anomalies to maintain your planned expenditures.

Commercial use

Cost Anomaly Detection

2

Cost and Usage Forecasting

Forecasting is based on your historical costs and usage on Huawei Cloud. To monitor your budgets, you can enable forecasting to estimate your future costs and usage, and then configure budget alerts based on the forecasts produced.

Commercial use

Enabling Forecasting

3

Optimization by changing the billing mode from pay-per-use to yearly/monthly

You can analyze the usage of your pay-per-use ECS, EVS, and RDS resources in Cost Center. Cost Center provides optimization options based on these analyses, identifying places where you can save money by changing the billing mode from pay-per-use to yearly/monthly.

Commercial use

Yearly/Monthly Subscriptions

November 2021

No.

Feature

Description

Phase

Document

1

Analyses on cost data of members associated with master account owners (non-unified accounting management)

Master account owners who have not enabled unified accounting management can access the following data in Cost Center:
  • Your own cost and usage data
  • Cost and usage data of your member accounts during the payment association period
  • Cost and usage data of your member accounts who have authorized you to view their expenditure data

Commercial use

Viewing Cost Analyses

October 2021

No.

Feature

Description

Phase

Document

1

Official release

Cost Center offers a suite of tools for free that help you track, analyze, and explore your Huawei Cloud costs and usage.

Commercial use

Introduction

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