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OpenCost is a vendor-neutral open source project for measuring and allocating infrastructure and container costs. It’s built for Kubernetes cost monitoring to power real-time cost monitoring, showback, and chargeback.

Below are common documentation pages for the OpenCost Project:


Check out our Installation guide to start monitoring and managing your spend in minutes. Additional documentation is available for configuring Prometheus and managing your OpenCost with Helm.


Additional cloud-specific configurations are documented:


The OpenCost Specification describes a vendor-neutral implementation for Kubernetes cost monitoring.

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Join us on CNCF Slack in the #opencost channel if you have questions!

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