Errors

The errors API presently features a single endpoint, for tracking the error rate of an application.

Error Rate

Error rate can be a useful indicator of application health. Performance improvements hardly matter if 50% of requests are 500s, right?

GET /api-v2/errors/<app-name>/rate

Get a timeseries line of the application”s error rate. Returns an object with attributes fields (field names) and items. Each item in the items list is a pair of values (timestamp, error_rate). The error rate describes the number of traces with one or more errors, per total number of traces.

Value Description
fields Comma-separated string listing the fieldnames
items List of lists; each sublist is a data point
timestamp Milliseconds since the epoch of this point
error_rate Error rate as a fraction of all traces

Each series will have ~100 data points in it (with appropriately varying step size), depending on the time_window requested.

The call responds to filters as outlined on the latency page.

Sample

{
    "data": {
        "fields": "timestamp,error_rate",
        "items": [
            [ 1353259500, 0.01 ],
            [ 1353259530, 0 ],
            [ 1353259560, 0.0003 ],
            [ 1353259590, 0 ]
    ]},
    "response": "ok"
}

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