Pay-Per-Use Monitor

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A Pay-Per-Use Monitor ( German  monitor for usage-based billing ) is a network component in cloud computing that monitors the use of a service and transmits the usage data to a billing monitoring system . This enables usage-based billing .

Typically the number of request / reply objects, the transmitted data volume and the data transmission rate are logged. Furthermore, the amount of resources used during autoscaling can be monitored in order to enable dynamic price adjustment to the resources used by the customer.

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  1. a b Pay-Per-Use Monitor. In: Cloud Patterns. Arcitura Education Inc. , accessed May 7, 2017 .