Show a Billing Break Down in the Billing Tab.
Right now Terra shows your estimated monthly costs, but if your estimated cost is say $1200/month, it seems to be a lot of manual sleuthing to figure out where those costs are coming from.
It would be nice to have the Google billing account breakdown in the Terra billing tab so that you can see what percentage of your cost is storage/compute/etc. so that you can budget appropriately.
Even minimally, providing a link to this document under the billing tab (though this isn't the best since it's still a lot of manual estimation; Terra really should support a cost breakdown on the main site): https://support.terra.bio/hc/en-us/articles/360029748111-Understanding-and-controlling-cloud-costs-
Hi Lon, I assume you are referring to the EST. $/MONTH in the Workspace Information section. That is an estimated storage cost based on all of your files in your workspace's Google bucket. It is definitely on our team's roadmap to put more billing information into our user's hands. I've passed your request onto our team.
Hi Tiffany, yes, I'm referring to the EST. $/MONTH in the Workspace Information section. Thanks for passing this along, I see this as important to any user who has a budget!
As a principal investigator, it would be good to have the ability to view cost broken down by the owner of the resources (such as trainees in the lab or collaborators). This would be in addition to seeing the cost breakdown by type of resource (storage/compute/...) and by project.
Thanks for writing in with this suggestion! I've already sent this request to our development team for consideration, and I'll be happy to follow up with you if this feature gets built.
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