Getting Started Guide#

Rackspace Metrics is a distributed system that ingests and processes time-series data generated by other systems.

This Getting Started guide provides information to complete the following tasks:

To start using the API and run the examples in this section, you need the following items:

For additional information about all Rackspace Monitoring API operations, see the API reference.

Note

You can also access Rackspace Monitoring API features from the Rackspace Cloud Control Panel.