The Metering OSID is an auxiliary service to read
measurements and calculate statistics.
Meter represents a measure.
Examples might be the number of access times or the number
of bytes consumed. The
Meter itself is
simply the identifier for the measure. The count for a
Id at the current point
in time is available in a
Reading of a
Meter using the
over a period of time.
sums, averages, and other statistical data for a
Meter in a given period of time.
Meters can be organized into
Utility catalogs for organization and federation.
The Metering OSID contains a Metering Batch OSID for
Meters in bulk and a Metering
Threshold OSID for managing and subscribing to thresholds.