Click on the Graph text box to see a list of metrics you have submitted to Datadog. Begin by typing in the text box to filter the metrics, then click a metric to select it. Each metric you select creates a real-time graph visualization on the right side of the page.
Above your graphs, you can specify the timeframe and graph size.
Note: The Calculate as count where applicable check box appears for metrics with the
Define a filtering scope with the Over text box by selecting or searching for tag values. For example, you can use the Over text box to filter metric values from a specific host, cluster, environment, region, etc.
Define the grouping with the One graph per text box by selecting or searching for tag keys. For example, you can split a single metric into multiple graphs by host, container, region, environment, etc. Metrics tagged with the
<KEY>:<VALUE> format can be grouped.
Define the space aggregation used to combine a metric’s values with the On each graph, aggregate with the text box. The possible options are:
Note: The options may differ based on the metric type selected.
You can update the following options for the metrics explorer:
<VALUE>: The default is blank.
<NUMBER>graphs at a time: The default is 20.
Export all graphs to a new or existing timeboard with the buttons at the bottom left. Individual graphs can be exported by clicking the export icon on the top right of each graph.
Create a snapshot of an individual graph by using the share icon in the upper right. Clicking on the icon displays a dropdown menu with the Send snaphot… option.