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Tier

A single tool to configure, orchestrate and manage your entire billing stack

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Why use Tier on Plural?

Plural helps you deploy and manage the lifecycle of open-source applications on Kubernetes. Our platform combines the scalability and observability benefits of managed SaaS with the data security, governance, and compliance benefits of self-hosting Tier.

If you need more than just Tier, look for other cloud-native and open-source tools in our marketplace of curated applications to leapfrog complex deployments and get started quickly.

Tier’s websiteGitHubLicenseInstalling Tier docs
Deploying Tier is a matter of executing these 3 commands:
plural bundle install tier tier-aws
plural build
plural deploy --commit "deploying tier"
Read the install documentation

Pricing as Code

tier is a tool that lets you define and manage your SaaS application's pricing model in one place (pricing.json).

Tier will handle setting up and managing Stripe in a way that is much more friendly for SaaS and consumption based billing models. Tier's SDK can then be implemented for access checking, metering/reporting, and more.

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Docs and Community

Key Features and Capabilities

  • Manage your features, plans and their pricing in one place
  • On demand test environments and preview deployments allow you to work with confidence
  • Create custom plans and variants as needed for specific customers or tests
  • Stripe is kept in sync and fully managed by Tier
  • Access Checking and Entitlements are handled by the Tier SDKs

How to use Tier

  1. Install Tier CLI
  2. Create your first pricing.json and tier push to your dev or live environment
  3. Get a Tier SDK and add it to enable Access Checks and Metering

You can see and example here: Tier Hello World!

Install

Homebrew (macOS)

brew install tierrun/tap/tier

Binary (macOS, linux, Windows)

Binaries for major architectures can be found at here.

Go (most operating systems and architectures)

If go1.19 or later is installed, running or installing tier like:

go run tier.run/cmd/tier@latest

or

go install tier.run/cmd/tier@latest

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We support deploying on all major cloud providers, including AWS, Azure, and GCP. We also support all on-prem Kubernetes clusters, including OpenShift, Tanzu, Rancher, and others.

No, Plural does not have access to any cloud environments when deployed through the CLI. We generate deployment manifests in the Plural Git repository and then use your configured cloud provider's CLI on your behalf. We cannot perform anything outside of deploying and managing the manifests that are created in your Plural Git repository. However, Plural does have access to your cloud credentials when deployed through the Cloud Shell. Read more.