[openstack-dev] [Ceilometer] Meters vs. Metrics

Julien Danjou julien at danjou.info
Wed Mar 25 07:55:26 UTC 2015

On Tue, Mar 24 2015, Tim Bell wrote:

> Can we keep it consistent ? The APIs have meter in them, so do the CLIs so we
> should really stick to that convention.

It should be consistent already, as picked terms years ago.
Meters represents a set of samples with the same meter_name.

There's no metrics in Ceilometer.

> If Gnocchi is using metrics, I feel it should change to use meters or
> a V3 API proposed that changes it all.

Gnocchi is using metrics to differ from Ceilometer's meters because they
are not the same "concept".

Julien Danjou
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