On-Demand Webinar

Introduction to Loki: Like Prometheus, but for Logs


Introduction to Loki: Like Prometheus but for Logs


Agenda includes:

  • What does Loki do and how does it work?
  • Basic configs and setup to run Loki and test it out.
  • How to use Loki from Grafana.
  • An introduction to querying and LogQL.
  • Q&A
About Loki

Loki is a horizontally scalable, highly available, multi-tenant log aggregation system inspired by Prometheus. It is designed to be very cost effective and easy to operate. It does not index the contents of the logs, but rather a set of labels for each log stream.

The Loki project was started at Grafana Labs in 2018 and announced at KubeCon Seattle. Loki, which is released under the Apache 2.0 License, reached GA with v1.0.0 in November 2019.

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Ed Welch

Ed Welch, Senior Software Engineer @Grafana Labs

Ed has a varied career history of software development, including robotic control systems, vehicle fleet tracking, and telecom middleware. He has worked at both startups and large enterprises, and is now a senior software engineer at Grafana Labs, where he leads the Loki project.

Cyril Tovena

Cyril Tovena, Senior Software Engineer @Grafana Labs

Cyril Tovena is a software engineer at Grafana Labs and a member of the Loki team.