Today whenever Azure filesystem is used, metrics collection is enabled using class AzureFileSystemMetricsSystem. Metrics being collected includes bytes transferred and throughput.
In some situation, we do not want to collect metrics for Azure file system. E.g. for WebHCat server. We need to introduce a new configuration "fs.azure.skip.metrics" to disable metrics collection.
- relates to
HADOOP-9629 Support Windows Azure Storage - Blob as a file system in Hadoop