Format units

unit metric pattern

General units

Unit Abbreviation
1,000 1k
1,000,000 1mil
1,000,000,000 1bil
/session /session
/action /action
visits/hour visits/h
actions/minute actions/min
requests/minute requests/min
Gigabit Gbit
Megabit Mbit
Kilobit kbit
Bit bit
Gigabit/second Gbit/s
Megabit/second Mbit/s
Kilobit/second kbit/s
Bit/second bit/s
Gigabyte GB
Megabyte MB
Kilobyte kB
Byte B
Gigabyte/second GB/s
Megabyte/second MB/s
Kilobyte/second kB/s
Byte/second B/s


Space between number and unit

Timeframe Abbreviation
year 6 y
month 6 mo
day 6 d
hours 6 h
minutes 6 min
seconds 6 s
milliseconds 6 ms

Per time

No space between number and unit

/Timeframe Abbreviation
/year 6/y
/month 6/mo
/day 6/d
/hour 6/h
/minute 6/min
/second 6/s
/millisecond 6/ms

Days and months

Days Abbreviation
Monday Mon
Tuesday Tue
Wednesday Wed
Thursday Thu
Friday Fri
Saturday Sat
Sunday Sun
Months Abbreviation
January Jan
February Feb
March Mar
April Apr
May May
June Jun
July Jul
August Aug
September Sep
October Oct
November Nov
December Dec

Duration and date

Please note that the date format depends on the geographic region.

Duration Abbreviation
1 month (April 1 - April 30, 2015) April 2017
Date Dec 2, 2017
Date in charts Dec 2
Time and date Dec 2, 2017 - 08:15

Special cases

Units in infographics and tiles

In Dynatrace numbers are often displayed in a much bigger font size than their metrics. E.g. on homescreen tiles

No data available

Use a - instead of number and unit.