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Stackdriver Monitoring: Node.js Client

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Node.js idiomatic client for Monitoring .

Client API Reference


Before you begin

  1. Select or create a Cloud Platform project.

    Go to the projects page

  2. Enable billing for your project.

    Enable billing

  3. Enable the Stackdriver Monitoring API.

    Enable the API

  4. Set up authentication with a service account so you can access the API from your local workstation.

Installing the client library

npm install --save @google-cloud/monitoring

Using the client library

// Imports the Google Cloud client library
const monitoring = require('@google-cloud/monitoring');

// Your Google Cloud Platform project ID
const projectId = 'YOUR_PROJECT_ID';

// Creates a client
const client = new monitoring.MetricServiceClient();

// Prepares an individual data point
const dataPoint = {
  interval: {
    endTime: {
      seconds: / 1000,
  value: {
    // The amount of sales
    doubleValue: 123.45,

// Prepares the time series request
const request = {
  name: client.projectPath(projectId),
  timeSeries: [
      // Ties the data point to a custom metric
      metric: {
        type: '',
        labels: {
          store_id: 'Pittsburgh',
      resource: {
        type: 'global',
        labels: {
          project_id: projectId,
      points: [dataPoint],

// Writes time series data
  .then(results => {
    console.log(`Done writing time series data.`, results[0]);
  .catch(err => {
    console.error('ERROR:', err);


Samples are in the samples/ directory. The samples' has instructions for running the samples.

Sample Source Code Try it
Alert Policies source code Open in Cloud Shell
Metrics source code Open in Cloud Shell
Uptime Config source code Open in Cloud Shell

The Monitoring Node.js Client API Reference documentation also contains samples.


This library follows Semantic Versioning .

This library is considered to be in beta . This means it is expected to be mostly stable while we work toward a general availability release; however, complete stability is not guaranteed. We will address issues and requests against beta libraries with a high priority.

More Information: Google Cloud Platform Launch Stages


Contributions welcome! See the Contributing Guide .


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