Executive Summary (3.1)

Usage Engine is the latest generation of DigitalRoute's usage data processing software. It is an enterprise-grade data processing platform, combining integration capabilities with class-leading data processing functionality to derive useful information and drive real-time decision-making for a large number of applications such as: billing, operations, revenue assurance, service assurance, entitlement enforcement, service control and business intelligence.

Usage Engine has been designed for a modern cloud-native architecture and associated operational model, focusing on the following areas:

  • Cloud-native design, with a clear separation between application and infrastructure, elasticity, and automated Life Cycle Management

  • Operational framework, using best of breed industry standards for non-core functions, using a plug-n-play approach

  • CI/CD support, with package management for solutions and test framework for automated test suite execution

  • Usability, with  clearly defined user interfaces for different user personas

New Functionality

The following new functionality has been added in this release:

System Requirements

For information about system requirements, see /wiki/spaces/temp/pages/12568884.

Important Information and Known Issues

Configurations can be imported from MediationZone 8.x, but since there are different agent sets in the two products, a black box agent will replace any agents not available in your workflows, allowing you to retain your routes and other workflow configurations, see /wiki/spaces/UEPE3D/pages/13042467 for more information.

Other important information is:

See Important Information (3.1) for full details.

And the following are known issues:

See Known Issues (3.1) for full  details.

Installation, Upgrade and Downgrade

For instructions on how to install, uppgrade and downgrade, refer to Installation Instructions(3.1)Upgrade/Downgrade/Removal(3.1).