Tempo data source
Grafana ships with built-in support for Tempo a high volume, minimal dependency trace storage, OSS tracing solution from Grafana Labs. Add it as a data source, and you are ready to query your traces in Explore.
Adding the data source
To access Tempo settings, click the Configuration (gear) icon, then click Data Sources > Tempo.
|Name||The data source name using which you will refer to the data source in panels, queries, and Explore.|
|Default||The default data source will be pre-selected for new panels.|
|URL||The URL of the Tempo instance, e.g.,
|Basic Auth||Enable basic authentication to the Tempo data source.|
|User||User name for basic authentication.|
|Password||Password for basic authentication.|
You can query and display traces from Tempo via Explore. To query a particular trace, insert its trace ID into the query text input.
Linking Trace ID from logs
You can link to Tempo trace from logs in Loki or Elastic by configuring an internal link. See the Derived fields section in the Loki data source or Data links section in the Elastic data source for configuration instructions.