I’m reporting a metric measured by milliseconds but newRelic has no way of knowing the unit. The graph shows the values correctly, without a unit.
Hovering attempts to show more detailed information, where it assumes my metric is seconds, multiplies it by 1000, then shows a unit of ms.
The same behavior (assuming the value is reported in seconds) happens with all my metrics, even things that don’t measure time. For example: when I report that a queue has 7 elements in it, the popup tries to say that the queue has 7000ms in it.
Suggestion: Don’t assume the units of our metrics. Either leave it unit-less or allow us to specify a unit.
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