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Beyla exported metrics

The following table describes the exported metrics in both OpenTelemetry and Prometheus format.

Name (OTEL)Name (Prometheus)TypeUnitDescription
http.client.request.durationhttp_client_request_duration_secondsHistogramsecondsDuration of HTTP service calls from the client side
http.client.request.body.sizehttp_client_request_body_size_bytesHistogrambytesSize of the HTTP request body as sent by the client
http.server.request.durationhttp_server_request_duration_secondsHistogramsecondsDuration of HTTP service calls from the server side
http.server.request.body.sizehttp_server_request_body_size_bytesHistogrambytesSize of the HTTP request body as received at the server side
rpc.client.durationrpc_client_duration_secondsHistogramsecondsDuration of GRPC service calls from the client side
rpc.server.durationrpc_server_duration_secondsHistogramsecondsDuration of RPC service calls from the server side
sql.client.durationsql_client_duration_secondsHistogramsecondsDuration of SQL client operations (Experimental)

Internal metrics

Beyla can be configured to report internal metrics in Prometheus Format.

NameTypeDescription
ebpf_tracer_flushesHistogramLength of the groups of traces flushed from the eBPF tracer to the next pipeline stage
otel_metric_exportsCounterLength of the metric batches submitted to the remote OTEL collector
otel_metric_export_errorsCounterVecError count on each failed OTEL metric export, by error type
otel_trace_exportsCounterLength of the trace batches submitted to the remote OTEL collector
otel_trace_export_errorsCounterVecError count on each failed OTEL trace export, by error type
prometheus_http_requestsCounterVecNumber of requests towards the Prometheus Scrape endpoint, faceted by HTTP port and path