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

Ildikó Váncsa ildiko.vancsa at ericsson.com
Wed Mar 25 13:47:14 UTC 2015

Hi All,

Thanks for the heads up regarding to this inconsistency of terms in the docs. I will open a bug for it and target both Ceilometer and OS Manuals to get it corrected everywhere.

Best Regards,

-----Original Message-----
From: Julien Danjou [mailto:julien at danjou.info] 
Sent: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 1:14 PM
To: Tim Bell
Cc: OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions)
Subject: Re: [openstack-dev] [Ceilometer] Meters vs. Metrics

On Wed, Mar 25 2015, Tim Bell wrote:

> Unfortunately, this is a cause of confusion for the users. Do you have 
> a reference to the differences in the concepts ?

There's a glossary here:

> The ceilometer doc does also have this confusion in some places, for 
> example, 
> http://docs.openstack.org/developer/ceilometer/measurements.html mixes 
> the terms.

Agreed, that's a bug, it should be meter.

Julien Danjou
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