Cloud Utilization Report

The Cloud Utilization report shows in-use time versus idle time for cloud hosts. This allows you to see if you are effectively using your cloud resources.

To access

My Performance Center:

  1. On the My Performance Center navigation bar, click Reports.

  2. Select Cloud Utilization.

Performance Center Administration:

On the Performance Center Administration sidebar, select Reports > Cloud Utilization.

Relevant tasks

Generate usage reports

See Also

ALM Lab Management Guide: Cloud Accounts Overview

Tip:  

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User interface elements are described below (unlabeled elements are shown in angle brackets):

UI Elements Description

 

My Performance Center:

Click arrow and select time range for the report.

 

Allows you to choose which cloud accounts are included in the report output. Hosts are shown in the report output only if they were provisioned from one of the selected cloud accounts.

 

Performance Center Administration:

Displays the selected time range and the number of projects included in the report.

Click Filter to select the time range and projects:

  • Select Time Range. Enables you to select the desired date range for the report.
  • Select Projects. Enables you to choose which projects are included in the report output. Hosts are shown in the report output only if they were provisioned from one of the selected projects.
  • Cloud Account. Enables you to choose which cloud accounts are included in the report output. Hosts are shown in the report output only if they were provisioned from one of the selected cloud accounts.

Enables you to print the chart or download it as .PNG, .JPEG, .SVG or .PDF file.

Cloud Utilization

Displays Total time (in hours) that:

  • Hosts provisioned by a project were running tests.
  • Hosts provisioned by a project were available for running tests but were not in use.

The following columns appear in the report output in a grid:

Field Description
Project Name Displays the project, including domain, for which the utilization summary is given.
Total In-Use Time Total time in hours that hosts provisioned by a project were running tests.
Total Idle Time Total time in hours that hosts provisioned by a project were available for running tests but were not in use.
Estimated Idle Time in Credits Total number of credits consumed by hosts that were available for running tests but were not in use.