Usage-based billing as a database platform service - Pervasive UseaBiLLity metering at the database level for ISV value-add billing and usage analytics
By: David Norfolk
Classification: White Paper
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Billing is an essential part of the services model and if you can re-purpose database licensing logic to enable billing services and usage analytics – using database accesses, mapped into business activities, as a metric for usage – you can provide a service to ISVs that allows them to ‘SaaS-ify’ their existing applications at low cost, provide value-add input to end-user usage analytics, and better manage customer relations.