GrafanaCONline Day 8: Introducing the new plugins platform in Grafana v7.0

Published: 27 May 2020 RSS

Welcome to the third and last week of GrafanaCONline! We hope you’re able to check out all of our great online sessions.

If you didn’t get a chance to watch yesterday’s sessions (or want to see them again), here’s a roundup of day 8 of the conference:

Grafana plugins

With the release of Grafana v7.0, the team introduced a new plugins platform for developers so they can build high-quality custom plugins exponentially faster. Grafana Labs software engineer Dominik Prokop walked through the new packages (@grafana/ui, @grafana/data, @grafana/runtime, and @grafana/toolkit) and presented a demo of the new declarative options API.

GrafanaCONline Day 8: The new plugins platform in Grafana 7.0

Watch the full webinar here

Chrome browsing data to Grafana – as you browse

Matti Paksula has been using Grafana for the past five years to visualize the data that thousands of browsers produce when they click around websites. Instead of leveraging Chrome Devtools to load test a website, Paksula, the CTO at, showcased how he uses time series data and Grafana to track site performance metrics in near real time. (Only a 1s delay!)

GrafanaCONline Day 8: Chrome browsing data to Grafana

Check out his full talk here

Today’s sessions

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GrafanaCONline resumes today with talks on plugins and getting Chrome browsing data into Grafana.
At GrafanaCONline, Grafana Labs co-founder Torkel Ödegaard gave a full demo of Grafana 7.0, and software engineer Goutham Veeramachaneni discussed the future of Prometheus. Also learn about how Grafana disrupted the oil and gas industry and what observability tools every company needs to succeed.
At GrafanaCONline, Grafana Labs' Loki team members Ed Welch and Cyril Tovena talked about the release of Loki v.1.5.0 and what's in store for the future, and Julien Pivotto, a Prometheus maintainer, discussed how to use advanced features in Grafana to tell stories with graphs.

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After trying to DIY, Wix embraces Grafana Cloud

Metrics is an important part of Wix’s culture, so Grafana Cloud was chosen to monitor mission-critical systems.

"It doesn’t make sense, price-to-performance, to do it ourselves, so we were looking for a fully-managed solution from a team that had experience running monitoring at scale."
– Alex Ulstein, Head of Monitoring, Wix

DigitalOcean gains new insight with Grafana visualizations

The company relies on Grafana to be the consolidated data visualization and dashboard solution for sharing data.

"Grafana produces beautiful graphs we can send to our customers, works with our Chef deployment process, and is all hosted in-house."
– David Byrd, Product Manager, DigitalOcean

Grafana enhances end user experience for Apica Systems

The company uses Grafana alongside its SaaS product to detect availability and performance issues before they affect users.

"There have been all kinds of dashboard solutions, but Grafana changed that game in terms of being extremely dynamic and hooking in whatever you like."
– Sven Hammar, CEO, Apica Systems