If you're currently dependent on Orb for your metering and billing services and are aiming to grow your presence in cloud marketplaces, Suger presents the perfect solution to bridge this transition. Through our no-code, fully automated integration, you can effortlessly measure usage within your existing Orb setup and allocate it to clients across various cloud marketplaces. This integration eliminates the necessity for migration or complex engineering work, ensuring a seamless and trouble-free process.
In your Suger Console Integration, you will see the Orb integration connection. Click the
Connect button to create an integration with your Orb instance. This will open an dialog for you to input
amount. If it is quantity, Suger fetch & report the billable metrics by quantity. If it is amount, Suger fetch & report the billable metrics by amount/cost.
Once the integration process is finished, you can proceed by clicking the
VERIFY button. This action triggers the Suger service to test the connection to the APIs of your Orb instance. If everything is configured correctly, the integration status will be updated as
Editing an existing Orb integration is supported. Click the
Edit button to open the dialog of editing Orb integration as shown below.
amount. If it is quantity, Suger fetch the billable metrics by quantity. If it is amount, Suger fetch the billable metrics by amount/cost.
source dimension keys with the price for each type of price plans can be found here.
The Orb integration can be deleted like all other integrations. Once the deletion is triggered, all integration info including the API Key will be deleted immediately & permanently from Suger. No time window or methods to recover.
There are two billing modes available for Suger-Orb integration: quantity and amount. The following instructions detail how to configure the source dimension keys in metering dimension conversion for each mode separately.
compute: $0.02/unit in range[0, 100)
compute: $0.01/unit in range[100, ∞)
compute: $0.03/unit up to 100
compute: $0.02/unit up to 200
compute: $0.01/unit up to ∞
compute: $0.2 per 100 unit
- 🚫 not supported
quantity is selected as the Billing Mode, please ensure all source dimension keys in your price plans have been mapped to their respective cloud marketplace dimensions in the Metering Dimension Conversion.
amount is selected as the Billing Mode, please ensure the source dimension key
orb is mapped to the cloud marketplace dimensions.
To enable Suger to fetch and report the billable metrics of Orb Customers to the appropriate entitlements in Cloud Marketplace, you need to connect the Buyer in Suger with the corresponding Customer in Orb. Simply click the
Edit button in the Buyer and add the corresponding Orb Customer ID. This setup only needs to be done once; afterward, Suger's service will automatically retrieve the latest billable metrics and report them to the correct Cloud Marketplace entitlements.