Attribution groups is a metric allocation feature that allows you to segment data collected for a particular metric among resource groups (defined by attributions). For example, to divide up cost and usage data among different teams or environments.
- Cloud Analytics, Attributions Manager
The diagram below shows the main concepts of attribution groups:
An attribution group starts with the pre-defined
User-selected attributions split the
Unallocatedto form segments.
Data shared by more than one user-selected attribution goes to the segment of the one that appears earlier in the group (see Configure an attribution group).
A segment can be split and distributed among others (see Split costs).
In the diagram above, the metric is distributed among
Attribution 3, and
Unallocated; data shared by
Attribution 1 and
Attribution 2 goes to the segment of
Access attribution groups
To access attribution groups, log in to the DoiT Console, select Analytics from the top navigation bar, and then select Attribution groups.
There are two types of attribution groups: Preset attribution groups, and Custom attribution groups.
You can create attribution groups based on existing ones, or completely from scratch.
View attribution groups
To view the details of an attribution group, select the attribution group name on the main Attribution groups page.
Users with the Admin role can bulk edit permissions of custom attribution groups.
Select the checkboxes of the target custom attribution groups.
Select Edit permissions.
You can change the permission of individual users or your whole team to Viewer, Editor, or remove their access. You can also transfer the ownership of an attribution group to an individual user. See Change permissions for more information.