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Version: ZIO 2.x

ZIO Metrics

ZIO Metrcis is a high-performance, purely-functional library for adding instrumentation to any application, with a simple web client and JMX support.


ZIO Metrics is a pure-ZIO StatsD/DogStatsD client and a thin wrapper over both Prometheus and Dropwizard instrumentation libraries allowing us to measure the behavior of our application in a performant purely functional manner.


In order to use this library, we need to one of the following lines in our build.sbt file:

// Prometheus
libraryDependencies += "dev.zio" %% "zio-metrics-prometheus" % "1.0.12"

// Dropwizard
libraryDependencies += "dev.zio" %% "zio-metrics-dropwizard" % "1.0.12"

// StatsD/DogStatsD
libraryDependencies += "dev.zio" %% "zio-metrics-statsd" % "1.0.12"


In this example we are using zio-metrics-prometheus module. Other that initializing default exporters, we register a counter to the registry:

import zio.Runtime
import zio.console.{Console, putStrLn}
import zio.metrics.prometheus._
import zio.metrics.prometheus.exporters._
import zio.metrics.prometheus.helpers._

object ZIOMetricsExample extends scala.App {

val myApp =
for {
r <- getCurrentRegistry()
_ <- initializeDefaultExports(r)
c <- counter.register("ServiceA", Array("Request", "Region"))
_ <-, Array("GET", "us-west-*"))
_ <-, Array("POST", "eu-south-*"))
_ <-, Array("GET", "eu-south-*"))
s <- http(r, 9090)
_ <- putStrLn(s"The application's metric endpoint: http://localhost:${s.getPort}/")
} yield s

.unsafeFromLayer( ++ ++

Now, the application's metrics are accessible via http://localhost:9090 endpoint.