All metric names must begin with a letter, an underscore, or a colon. No metric names may begin with
Beyond the first character, metric names may contain any of the following characters:
If metric names don’t follow these requirements, they will be rejected.
Lightstep Observability supports gauges and two types of counters - deltas and cumulative, known as their kind. If when first ingested a metric name doesn’t match the kind recorded, it will be rejected and an error will be sent back to the client.
If you want to change a metric’s kind, contact Customer Success at firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are currently no restrictions on attribute keys or values.