Agenda

Tuesday, 9 April
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Break
Registration / Breakfast
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Grote Zaal
GrafanaCON 2024 keynote
Join us for the kickoff of the conference, the presentation of the Golden Grot community dashboard awards, some exciting announcements around our open source observability projects, and an overview of what’s new in Grafana 11.
  • Raj Dutt CEO, Co-Founder
    Grafana Labs
  • Torkel Ödegaard CGO, Co-Founder
    Grafana Labs
  • Carl Bergquist Principal Software Engineer
    Grafana Labs
  • Mihaela Maior Director of Engineering
    Grafana Labs
  • Stephanie Hingtgen Senior Software Engineer
    Grafana Labs
  • Owen Diehl Principal Software Engineer
    Grafana Labs
  • Paschalis Tsilias Senior Software Engineer
    Grafana Labs
  • Cyril Tovena Principal Software Engineer
    Grafana Labs
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Grote Zaal
Grafana in space: Monitoring Japan's SLIM moon lander in real time
On January 19, Japan became the fifth country to land on the moon – and Grafana was there! Learn how the Japanese space agency uses Grafana for its real-time status monitoring system for science satellites and probes, including the SLIM moon lander.
  • Satoshi Nakahira Associate Senior Researcher
    ISAS/JAXA
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Grote Zaal
5 years in, Loki turns 3.0
Grafana Loki was announced at the end of 2018, and five years later, the popular logging project is releasing version 3.0. Find out about the major release – native OTel support, bloom-filter query acceleration, and more – as well as what’s ahead.
  • Owen Diehl Principal Software Engineer
    Grafana Labs
  • Cyril Tovena Principal Software Engineer
    Grafana Labs
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Break
Lunch
Ask the Experts booth

Come to the booth from 9:00 - 18:30 to get your questions answered by engineers with different areas of expertise. Speakers will also be available at the booth after their sessions. Additionally, OSS project maintainers will hold office hours designated below. Note: The booth will be closed during the keynote.

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Foyer Deck 1
Loki office hours
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Foyer Deck 1
Grafana office hours
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Foyer Deck 1
Mimir, Prometheus, OTel office hours
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Foyer Deck 1
Tempo, Pyroscope, k6 office hours
Wednesday, 10 April
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Break
Registration / Breakfast
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Grote Zaal
A user's guide to the open source Grafana App Platform
Based on the lessons learned from building and running the SLO app, Grafana Labs has launched the open source Grafana App Platform to help developers create similarly complex apps tightly integrated with Grafana. Learn about the platform’s capabilities.
  • Stephanie Hingtgen Senior Software Engineer
    Grafana Labs
  • Ryan McKinley Distinguished Engineer
    Grafana Labs
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Grote Zaal
How we built a complex SLO app tightly integrated with Grafana
Our Grafana Cloud SLO app helps users create SLOs and incorporate them into their DevOps practice. Hear about the best practices learned from building and deploying a complex app that’s also tightly integrated with Grafana.
  • Joe Blubaugh Principal Software Engineer
    Grafana Labs
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Grote Zaal
Building interactive Grafana dashboards for business intelligence
The Grafana Labs product analytics team loves testing the limits of Grafana dashboards for internal analytics and business intelligence! This session will showcase tips and tricks for building interactive BI dashboards that are easily explored even by non-technical users.
  • Chris Shih Director of Analytics
    Grafana Labs
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Grote Zaal
Infinity and beyond: The future of Grafana's data source ecosystem
Learn how the Infinity plugin enables users to get data from any source into Grafana – and allows us to quickly expand our catalog of data sources.
  • Andriy Urbanas Senior Software Engineer
    Grafana Labs
  • Sriramajeyam Sugumaran Senior Software Engineer
    Grafana Labs
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Break
Lunch
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Grote Zaal
Where DevOps meets QA: An observability and synthetic testing success story
Goal: to monitor transactions and proactively test uptime. Hear how the DevOps and QA teams at GWI achieved synthetic monitoring by leveraging k6, the Grafana LGTM Stack (Loki, Grafana, Tempo, and Mimir), and an advanced Prometheus alerting mechanism.
  • Ioannis Papadakis Director of QA
    GWI
  • Dionysis Tsoumas Director of DevOps
    GWI
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Atriumzaal
From silence to signals: Data management and monitoring at The National Library of the Netherlands
To secure its mission to preserve and provide Dutch literature for the digital age, The National Library of the Netherlands made a major shift from a static data environment to an interactive, signal-rich monitoring platform with Grafana, Mimir, and Loki.
  • Gerard van Engelen Platform Engineer
    Codepeople
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Grote Zaal
The evolution of Grafana Alerting
From its origins as a dashboard feature to its growth into a full-fledged alerting system, Grafana Alerting is evolving still. Get tips and tricks on getting the most out of it today, and find out what’s next.
  • Jean-Philippe Quéméner Senior Software Engineer II
    Grafana Labs
  • Alex Weaver Senior Software Engineer
    Grafana Labs
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Atriumzaal
Grafana plugin development for beginners
Grafana plugins enable developers to provide new ways to connect or visualize data, including out-of-the-box monitoring experiences with applications and Scenes. In this beginner session, learn how to create a new plugin for Grafana and publish it to the catalog.
  • Marcus Andersson Senior Software Engineer
    Grafana Labs
  • David Harris Senior Product Manager
    Grafana Labs
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Atriumzaal
How visualizing logs converted to traces can uncover performance problems
Learn how to transform log files into custom traces to track down problems. Tools like Promtail, Loki, logcli, and trace visualization in Grafana can be used to find issues in an uncommon way if the common way is not good enough.
  • Cees Bos Software Engineer and SRE
    OpenValue
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Grote Zaal
AI/ML + Grafana: How to create intelligent Grafana apps leveraging LLMs
Find out how to leverage the power of large language models (LLMs), as well as other AI/ML-powered Grafana features, to create intelligent, dynamic experiences within Grafana Scenes apps.
  • Nathan Marrs Tech Lead
    Grafana Labs
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Atriumzaal
Unconference
On Tuesday, attendees will propose and vote on topics for community-led discussions (think interesting use cases for Grafana Labs’ projects, from home labs to industrial IoT and beyond), and on Wednesday, the sessions with the most votes will take place!
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Break
Break
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Grote Zaal
Operations report: Running Loki on different on-prem environments
Find out how to evaluate Loki sizing, get the most out of Loki’s feature set on-premises while maintaining the benefit of its simple and robust operations model, and compile an appropriate deployment package by constantly supporting upstream-only development around the Loki Operator.
  • Robert Jacob Senior Software Engineer
    Red Hat
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Grote Zaal
Grafana at continental scale: Monitoring the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON)
This ecological monitoring network of 47 terrestrial and 34 aquatic field sites across the U.S. collects 5 billion data points per day, and Grafana dashboards monitor every sensor onsite alongside its supporting IT infrastructure.
  • Robert Hamnett IT Service Administrator IV
    National Ecological Observatory Network
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Grote Zaal
Obirdability: Building an observability system for bird songs
You can use open source observability technologies such as Prometheus, Loki, and Grafana to monitor birds and learn more about their songs and various factors that influence them, such as weather, pollution, and seasonality.
  • Sven Großmann Senior Software Engineer
    Grafana Labs
  • Ivana Huckova Senior Software Engineer
    Grafana Labs
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Grote Zaal
Closing talk
Ask the Experts booth

Come to the booth from 9:00 - 17:00 to get your questions answered by engineers with different areas of expertise. Speakers will also be available at the booth after their sessions. Additionally, OSS project maintainers will hold office hours designated below.

 – 
Foyer Deck 1
Loki office hours
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Foyer Deck 1
Grafana office hours
 – 
Foyer Deck 1
Mimir, Prometheus, OTel office hours
 – 
Foyer Deck 1
Tempo, Pyroscope, k6 office hours
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