AccountingThe tool is able to provide base for your storage accounting based on allocated data in the time.
Capacity allocation data is stored per:
Customers with premium support subscription can use a framework which exports capacity allocation data from the tool in the format required by each customer.
Output format options:
- Graphical in the GUI
Further reporting options:
- Raw capacity allocation (include RAID and spare disk overhead)
- Automated creation and either saving in defined location or sending via email
- One or more defined storages in single report
- Daily/weekly/monthly or custom date based reports
- REST API
Simple example below for allocated space by a storage with 3 Pools in CSV format:
Time (DD.MM.YYYY HH:MM:SS),Pool1,Pool2,Pool3,TOTAL (GB) 01.08.2016 00:00:00,20000,20000,20000,60000 01.08.2016 01:00:00,20000,20000,20000,60000 ... 31.08.2016 22:00:00,22000,20000,30000,72000 31.08.2016 23:00:00,22000,20000,30000,72000Similar reports can be created for Volume or Tier allocation.
Here you can find real simple example of a report for Tier1 storages on hourly base in TB for half of month.