In the beginning, the mission of the logging and monitoring team at eBay was simple: “to give out APIs that the developers in the company could use to instrument their applications [in order] to send logs,” Vijay Samuel said during his talk at GrafanaCon about eBay’s journey to using Grafana plugins. “We had our own developers who built out UIs for being able to search view and debug their issues.
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Lucene Query Format Templated Queries Sawtooth-Like Graphs Incomplete data at the beginning and the end of a graph Sum function broken About one year after I created an issue at Grafana’s GitHub page, we finally have support for using Elasticsearch as a time series database! At that time, I was trying to lower the burden of adopting the open source Java performance monitoring tool stagemonitor which I’m the project lead of.