Grafana Cloud fundamentals
This section contains information that is foundational to being successful with Grafana Cloud or that is useful to beginners trying to understand the basics, such as terminology, billing, and support options.
The first three give high-level descriptions of the three main ways to getting started with Grafana Cloud. These are followed by information you can browse as needed.
- Use agent-based monitoring
- Ship Metrics and Logs
- User account roles and permissions
- Visualize Existing Data
- Find and use dashboards
- Find and use plugins
- What is observability?
- What are metrics and visualizations?
- What are data sources?
- Use the Cloud Portal to manage your Grafana Cloud account
- Support options
- Billing and usage
- Active series and DPM
NOTE: For a list of terms and their meanings see the glossary of terms.
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