Executive Summary (3.0)

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 System Requirements - Private Cloud(3.0)System Requirements - AWS(3.0), and System Requirements - OpenShift(3.0), depending on which deployment type you want to use.

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/1901044 for more information.

Other important information is:

See Important Information (3.0) for full details

And the following are known issues:

See Known Issues (3.0) for full  details.

Installation, Upgrade and Downgrade

For instructions on how to install, uppgrade and downgrade, refer to Installation Instructions(3.0)Upgrade/Downgrade/Removal(3.0).