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Category Direction - Cluster Cost Optimization

Cluster Cost Optimization

Compute costs are a significant expenditure for many companies, whether they are in the cloud or on-premise. Managing these costs is an important function for many companies, frequently with dedicated employees to do so. There are two main goals:

GitLab is well positioned to provide a comprehensive solution here:

There are a few iterations we could go through here:

This feature could pay for the GitLab Ultimate license by itself pretty quickly, if we do it well, for companies at certain scale.

Interested in joining the conversation for this category? Please join us in our public epic where we discuss this topic and can answer any questions you may have. Your contributions are more than welcome.

What's next & why

Flag over-provisioned Kubernetes deployments, as we have the required data sources to provide this information.

Competitive landscape

Kubecost

kubecost.com

CloudHealth Technologies

cloudhealthtech.com/blog/kubernetes-cost-allocation-made-easy

Replex

replex.io/blog/kubernetes-cost-allocation-in-a-nutshell

Supergiant

supergiant.io/blog/supergiant-packing-algorithm-unique-save-money

Mist.io

mist.io

Cloudability

cloudability.com

Analyst landscape

TBD

Top Customer Success/Sales issue(s)

TBD

Top user issue(s)

TBD

Top internal customer issue(s)

TBD

Top Vision Item(s)

Flag over-provisioned kubernetes deployments