Billable metrics define how incoming events are aggregated in order to measure consumption. If you want to charge your customers for the use of a particular feature, then you should create the corresponding billable metric.
📄️ Aggregation types
Metered aggregation types
📄️ Aggregation examples
Image you are a Tracking API company (such as Segment.com). For the same events received, the result provided by the aggregation types proposed by Lago is completely different. This result is used to charge your customers.
When setting up your pricing, you may want to group events according to their property. To do so, you can create dimensions for your billable metric.
📄️ Delete billable metrics
You may delete a billable metric linked to charges associated with existing subscriptions.