timeShift(GrafanaBuzz, 1w) Issue 77

Published: 25 Jan 2019 by Trent White RSS

GrafanaCon LA, Feb 25-26, 2019
GrafanaCon LA, Feb 25-26, 2019

Welcome to TimeShift

We’ve added more info on the upcoming talks at GrafanaCon LA and are excited to see the schedule shaping up. Grab your ticket while the last and join us February 25-26 for two days of great talks and hands-on workshops.

This week we’re happy to share articles on how to view Azure Monitor Log Analytics data in Grafana, a proof of concept to visualize Fitbit data, how to quickly get up and running with Prometheus and more.

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Latest Stable Release: Grafana v5.4.3

Tech Highlights
  • Docker: Build and publish Docker images for ARMv7 and ARM64 #14617, thx @johanneswuerbach
  • Backend: Upgrade to golang 1.11.4 #14580
  • MySQL: Only update session in MySQL database when required #14540
Bug Fixes
  • Alerting: Invalid frequency causes division by zero in alert scheduler #14810
  • Dashboard: Dashboard links do not update when time range changes #14493
  • Limits: Support more than 1000 datasources per org #13883
  • Backend: Fix signed in user for orgId=0 result should return active org id #14574
  • Provisioning: Adds orgId to user dto for provisioned dashboards #14678
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From the Blogosphere

Azure Monitor logs in Grafana - now in public preview: The latest update to the Azure Monitor Data Source plugin allows you to view Azure Monitor Log Analytics data in Grafana. See what’s new, learn how to get started, and dive into the documentation for more information.

[VIDEO] Setting up Prometheus and Grafana for monitoring your servers: In this video walkthrough, learn how to install and configure Prometheus and import a ready-made Grafana dashboard to quickly visualize your server metrics.

Monitoring Java applications with Prometheus and Grafana: Part 2: Part two of monitoring Java applications shows you how to connect Prometheus to Grafana and build your first dashboard. Check out part one to learn how to get your metrics into Prometheus.

Analyzing Fitbit Data with Telegraf & Grafana: Michael built a proof of concept in order to collect his Fitbit Blaze data and visualize it in Grafana. This article walks you through the script and configs so you can try it yourself.

Hyperledger Sawtooth Blockchain Performance Metrics with Grafana: Learn how to how to setup Grafana to display Sawtooth and system statistics and see a list of all the available metrics.

Grafana Dashboards for SCCM: A multi-part series that covers the installation and configuration of Grafana dashboards for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM).



Get your tickets while they last!

Join us in Los Angeles, California February 25-26, 2019 for 2 days of talks and in-depth workshops on Grafana and the open source monitoring ecosystem. Learn about Grafana and new/upcoming features and projects (*cough* Grafana Loki *cough*) and the broader ecosystem like Prometheus, Graphite, InfluxDB, Kubernetes, and more.

Register for GrafanaCon


GrafanaCon LA is coming up Feb 25-26, 2019 and day 2 is going to be packed with TSDB-focused tracks and hands-on workshops. Learn how to get the most out of Grafana, how to extend Grafana's visualization capabilities and get instruction from the experts. We're also putting together an IoT session where you can get hands-on visualizing sensor data. It's going to be a blast, so grab your ticket before they're sold out!

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We're kicking off our 2019 hiring with some new opportunities to join the team! If you work in Technical Customer Support or want to check out all of our open positions, check our careers section.

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