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 48 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: 2021-03-09 AD at 10:54:17 UTC
  • This server has been up for 4d, 16h 41m 47s.
  • now there are 48 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: