Create Metric Template in ISD UI

Metric Template is used to perform the metric analysis. You can create a metric template in ISD UI by defining the metrics based on your requirements and specifications.

Users can create a Metric template after creating an application. If you haven’t created an application already, click here.

Create Metric Template

To create a metric template, follow the steps below:

  1. From the application dashboard, click "Setup" and click “Analysis Templates” and then click "+New Template" button. Refer to the image below.

  2. After clicking the “+New Template” button, two options appear for you to choose the type of template you want to create. Select the “Metric Template” from the available options as shown in the image below.

  3. The new Metric Template window appears. Update the necessary parameters and click “Save” button. Refer to the image below.

Update the following parameters in the above screen:

  • Metric Template Name: The unique name of the template for identification.

  • Select Datasource: Select a data source provider of choice from the drop-down.

  • Select Accounts: Select the account of interest in the configured data source from the drop-down. This list will appear based on the data source selected.

  • Metric Scope Placeholder: Metric Scope Placeholder will be replaced by Baseline and New Release values in the Metric Query.

  • Query Name: A meaningful name given to a query or a group of similar queries.

  • Query: Query to fetch the metric from the data source provider.

  • Risk Direction: Direction in which the metric difference is allowed to expand. You can choose the value as Higher, Lower, ‘Higher or Lower’.

  • Threshold percentage: Percentage difference beyond which the metric is treated as failing.

  • Criticality:

    • Normal: To remove the metric from the metric group for score calculation if it has no data.

    • Critical: To fail the entire analysis if this metric fails or has no data.

    • MustHave: To fail a metric if data is missing.

  • Watchlist: Metrics marked in watchlist will be shown first in the metric analysis report.

  • NaN Strategy: Handles NaN values which can occur if there is no data in a particular interval for metric data.

  • Weight: Numerical importance is given to a metric. It can range from 0 as lowest and 1 as highest.

  • Click Save.

After creating Metric Template, it appears in the list for an application on the “Analysis Templates” page as shown below:

After creating the metric template in ISD UI, you need to create the “OpsMx Provider Configmap”. To create the “OpsMx Provider Configmap” refer here.

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