Datadog Metrics

Submit metric

The metrics end-point allows you to post time-series data that can be graphed on Datadog’s dashboards.

Inputs

Field

Type

Description

metric_name [required]

string

The name of the timeseries.

type

enum

The type of the metric either unspecified, count, rate, and gauge. Allowed enum values: unspecified,count,rate,gauge

interval

number

If the type of the metric is rate or count, define the corresponding interval. The rate metric type takes the value and divides it by the length of the time interval. For example, this is useful if you’re interested in the number of hits per second.

value [required]

number

The value to be submitted for the metric.

tags

A list of tags associated with the metric.

unit

string

The unit of point value.

Outputs

Field

Type

Description

errors [required]

[string]