Create a time series metric

Create a time series metric record for each item for which time series data is to be collected. You must define the table, metric field name, and the retention policy.

Before you begin

Role required: clotho_admin

Procedure

  1. Navigate to MetricBase > Time Series Metrics.
  2. Click New.
  3. Complete the time series metric definition form then click Submit.
    Table 1. Time series metric definition
    Field Description
    Label The name of the metric.
    Table name Name of the table to contain the metric. A table can have multiple metric columns. Required.
    Metric field name Define the name of the column to be added to the target table. Required.
    Retention policy The retention policy to use. Select one of the available retention policies. Required.
    Application The application for which this metric is defined. (Auto filled)
    Display value aggregator The aggregation used for the metric field display value on the list view of the table.
    Display value aggregate duration The sample interval used for the metric field display value on the list view of the table.
    Adds a float field with the name specified in the Metric field name field to the target table.