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timeShift(GrafanaBuzz, 1w) Issue 15

timeShift(GrafanaBuzz, 1w) Issue 15

29 Sep, 2017 4 min

This week the Grafana Labs team converged on Stockholm. In addition to taking advantage of the beautiful weather, which was perfect for team outings, we were also hard at work setting objectives for the next Grafana release, finalizing details for GrafanaCon EU, and enjoying some good old-fashioned face time in an otherwise post-geographic company. This issue of TimeShift covers a few recent and upcoming talks, monitoring Kubernetes and plugin updates.

#### Latest Release
Grafana 4.5.2 is available!
To see details about the newest version, please see the release notes.

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From the Blogosphere

How to Monitor Kubernetes Cluster with Prometheus and Grafana: Kubernetes is the popular container orchestration platform designed by Google and donated to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. After you create a Kubernetes cluster, you’ll want to monitor its performance. Mihajlo walks us through creating a cluster, upgrading that cluster, and installing Prometheus and Grafana.

Visualize Your Data with Grafana - Percona Live Europe 2017: Earlier this week, Daniel Lee - Software Developer at Grafana Labs, spoke at Percona Live Europe 2017 in Dublin. His presentation slides are now available, which cover what monitoring is, an intro to Grafana and various visualization options, monitoring MySQL with Grafana, and a sneak peek of features coming in Grafana 5.

Announcing ntopng and Grafana Integration: Simone Mainardi from ntop recently created a Grafana Plugin for ntopng and wrote an article teaching you how to set up the new plugin and the metrics it supports.

InfluxDays is really happening and Grafana will be joining us!: In addition to sponsoring InfluxDays in November, Dan Cech – Grafana Labs’ Director, Platform Services will be speaking at the event. In this talk, Dan will help you understand how you can use Grafana with InfluxDB to create compelling data visualizations and easily incorporate alerting & notifications based on this data. Get your ticket now

Grafana Plugins

This week adds a new plugin from our friends at ntop, which brings the number of plugins listed on to 88! We’ve made installing and updating plugins a snap. For your on-prem Grafana, use the Grafana-cli tool, or on Hosted Grafana, install and update with 1-click.


ntopng - ntopng is the next generation version of the original ntop, a network traffic probe that monitors network usage. You can now get those ntopng metrics in Grafana using the new ntopng data source.

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AJAX Panel Plugin - The AJAX panel plugin received a small update this week. It now has an iframe option.



BT Plugins - BT added minor updates to Trend Box, Alarm Box and Status Dot panels.

GrafanaCon EU CFP is Open

While we finalize a few remaining details before tickets go on sale, why not submit a proposal to speak at the conference? We're looking for technical and non-technical talks of all sizes, and selected talks receive a free ticket!

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