Reporting Application Metrics into Cloud Monitoring




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Reporting Application Metrics into Cloud Monitoring

1 hour 30 minutes 5 Credits


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In this hands-on lab you setup a simple video server application in Go and instrument it to report application metrics, also known as custom metrics, to Cloud Monitoring using the OpenCensus library.

This lab has been adapted from the Go Cloud Monitoring exporter example on GitHub. OpenCensus refers to metrics as stats.

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