[openstack-dev] [Ceilometer] Which units to use

Julien Danjou julien at danjou.info
Tue Jan 15 18:13:55 UTC 2013

On Tue, Jan 15 2013, Nicolas Barcet wrote:

> Hello,
> As a follow up to our last meeting and in preparation to the next, it
> would be nice to collect rationales on unit of meters in ceilometer.
> Here are a few random thoughts collected so far:
>  * Units should always be based on internation standard [1]
>  * Units should be the same accross all meters making the same type of
> measurments
>  * Units should (or should not) be allowed to be modified
>  * Units should always be [integer|floats]
> What do you think and what policy would you propose?

I'd add that units shouldn't include any unit prefix (kilo, mega, …).

Julien Danjou
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