A metric schema represents the schema for a specific metric monitored by the Cloudera Management Services.


property type description
name name (string) Name of the metric. This name is guaranteed to be unique among the metrics.
displayName displayName (string) Display name of the metric.
description description (string) Description of the metric.
isCounter isCounter (boolean) Is the metric a counter. A counter tracks the total count since a process / host started. The rate of change of a counter may often be more interesting than the raw value of a counter.
unitNumerator unitNumerator (string) Numerator for the unit of the metric.
unitDenominator unitDenominator (string) Denominator for the unit of the metric.
aliases array of aliases (string) Aliases for the metric. An alias is unique per metric (per source and version) but is not globally unique. Aliases usually refer to previous names for the metric as metrics are renamed or replaced.
sources sources ((anonymous)) Sources for the metric. Each source entry contains the name of the source and a list of versions for which this source is valid