In VMware Telco Cloud Operations each metric type includes metadata that defines and describes the characteristics of each metric collected.

The following is the JSON definition table for the standard parameters within each metric:

Field Context Format Description
Instance All String Instance name of the object to which these metrics are associated with.
MetricType All String Type of the metrics.
Timestamp All String Timestamp in epoch milliseconds when the metric was collected.
ProcessedTimestamp All String Timestamp in epoch milliseconds when the metric from the underlying source was processed.
Type All String Type of the instance or object to which these metrics are associated with.
Metrics All Object Set of Key-Value pairs of type String-Float, representing the metric name and metric value respectively.
Properties All Object Set of Key-Value pairs of type String-String, representing the name and value of properties associated with the metrics.
Tags All Object Set of Key-Value pairs of type String-String, representing the name and value of tags associated with the metrics.