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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:

Quick Installation

Check out our Installation guide to start monitoring and managing your spend in minutes.


The OpenCost specification describes a vendor-neutral implementation for Kubernetes cost monitoring. The latest release is hosted here.

Stay in the Loop

Join our working group and follow along other community events using our calendar.

Contact us via email ( or join us on CNCF Slack in the #opencost channel if you have questions!

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