Metrics by yammer provides runtime metrics and statistics for all kind of apps you can imagine. A lot of stuff is directly useable out of the box, for example measuring request/response cycles of webapps and provide histograms of the measured values. So, lets try enabling a simple Java-Application built by maven.
First we add needed dependencies into our pom:
com.yammer.metrics metrics-core 3.0.0-BETA1
After providing this, we are able to do something like that in our code: