Metric Expressions can be created in the:
- Dashboard tile
- Metrics window
- Alerts window
BUILDING A METRIC EXPRESSION
Metric expressions consist of:
- Searching for metrics – property-based or raw.
- Optional: Applying analytics – Add functions to metric expressions to create valuable metric analytics.
- Visualizing the resultant time series in the chart area.
- [Dashboard only] Adding an optional Selector in the expression.
- [Dashboard only] Adding an additional expression.
- Deciding what to do with the result of the metric displayed on the expression tree:
- If an expression tree contains a function, create a composite metric for current or future use
- Add to a dashboard
- Create an alert
Adding a Selector to an Expression
[For Dashboard chart and meter tiles only]