Group and GroupBy have similar names. However, they serve different use cases.
Used with functions
SAMPLE USE CASE FOR GROUP
|A large number of metrics representing bounce_rate measure with dimensions device_category, OS, country
|To understand the percentiles of bounce_rate.
Using asPercent directly on a large number of metrics will not help.
|Use Group based on OS and then activate asPercent over that grouping.
|Get the percentiles based on OS
SAMPLE USE CASE FOR GROUPBY
|A large number of metrics representing bounces measure with dimensions device_category, OS, country
|To understand the ratio of bounces for a specific OS in a specific country compared to the entire amount of bounces in that country
Use Pairs (or ratioPairs)
In the numerator use GroupBy based on OS and country
In the Denominator use GroupBy based on country
|Get the ratio based on OS for each country
For more details about the Group and GroupBy metric functions, see