Metrics is the measuring of the performance and or the load of an application or system.

Metrics may be used to answer questions like:

  • How many users are on my Site? (ie on this site now there are 71 sessions)
  • How slow is the PayPal API?
  • Our LDAP Monitor
  • etc.

Metrics may be used in Monitoring

Metrics Categories#

Generally, Metrics can be placed into various categories:

Example Metrics#

  • The server this wiki is run on, the time is: 2020-10-23 AD at 08:53:43 UTC
  • This server has been up for 14d, 21h 52m 14s.
  • now there are 71 sessions
  • These are the distinct Sessions there are,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
  • These are the Users we know about and their Status:
User NameLogin Status

More Information#

There might be more information for this subject on one of the following: