timeShift(GrafanaBuzz, 1w) Issue 80

Published: 15 Feb 2019 RSS

Welcome to TimeShift

We only have a handful of general admission tickets to GrafanaCon LA before angel tickets go on sale, but you still have time to grab one of the last remaining GA tickets.

Day 2 is going to be filled with morning tracks on:
  • Real-time analytics in IoT
  • Cloud Native observability
  • SQL and business analytics
Also, we'll have hands-on workshops and talks:
  • Become a contributor - Get started developing Grafana
  • Writing React plugins
  • Grafana feature deep dives
  • Grafana plugin demos and showcases

We’re really excited how the schedule has shaped up and hope you can join us!


Latest Beta Release: Grafana v6.0 Beta2

Beta2 is coming along nicely and stabilizing. Lots of minor fixes and enhancements added to this beta release. For a full list of changes, be sure to read through the release notes and get more in-depth info about the features in the documentation.

Download Grafana v6.0 Beta2 Now



From the Blogosphere

Visualizing the Future with Grafana: Steffen Knott and Max von Roden from Energy Weather gave a really interesting talk at GrafanaCon AMS 2018 on how they use Grafana for forecasting, quantification of risk, and how weather affects energy markets.

A Performance Dashboard for Apache Spark: This article from CERN dives into the steps for deploying and using a performance dashboard to gain insights for troubleshooting and monitoring Apache Spark workloads.

How to monitor your Kubernetes cluster with Prometheus and Grafana (The short story): See how easy it is to use Prometheus and Grafana to monitor just about any metric in your Kubernetes cluster. If you’re looking for even more info, you can take a deeper dive on the topic in the whole, long story.

**[VIDEO] Node-Red, InfluxDB, and Grafana Tutorial on a Raspberry Pi**: Check out all the components you’ll need and steps to take to set up your own weather tracking station.



Only a handful of GA tickets left!

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 like Grafana Loki, Prometheus, Graphite, InfluxDB, Kubernetes, and more.

Register Now!





Grafana Plugin Update

We have an update to the Plotly panel plugin to share as well as a new version of the Zabbix App. To update any of your plugins in your on-prem Grafana, use the grafana-cli tool, or for Grafana Cloud update with one-click.

UPDATED PLUGIN

Zabbix App - This release contains a lot of improvements and bug fixes. The most notable are the fully updated design for Problems panel (former Triggers) and support InfluxDB as Direct DB Connection datasource.

Install

UPDATED PLUGIN

Plotly Panel - The Plotly panel was updated with some minor enhancements and fixes, and tested for compatibility with Grafana v6. Updates include:
  • Fix axis range configuration bug #49
  • Add basic annotations support #57 (tchernobog)
  • Improve loading times for plotly.js and support loading from CDN
  • Assume date x-axis when 'auto' and the mapping has 'time'
  • Support Fixed-Ratio Axes

Install




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