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Dashboard anything. Observe everything.

Query, visualize, alert on, and understand your data no matter where it’s stored. With Grafana you can create, explore and share all of your data through beautiful, flexible dashboards.

Why Grafana?

Unify your data, not your database

Grafana doesn’t require you to ingest data to a backend store or vendor database. Instead, Grafana takes a unique approach to providing a “single-pane-of-glass” by unifying your existing data, wherever it lives.

With Grafana, you can take any of your existing data- be it from your Kubernetes cluster, raspberry pi, different cloud services, or even Google Sheets- and visualize it however you want, all from a single dashboard.

Data everyone can see

Grafana was built on the principle that data should be accessible to everyone in your organization, not just the single Ops person.

By democratizing data, Grafana helps to facilitate a culture where data can easily be used and accessed by the people that need it, helping to break down data silos and empower teams.

Dashboards that anyone can use

Not only do Grafana dashboards give insightful meaning to data collected from numerous sources, but you can also share the dashboards you create with other team members, allowing you to explore the data together.

With Grafana, anyone can create and share dynamic dashboards to foster collaboration and transparency.

Flexibility and versatility

Translate and transform any of your data into flexible and versatile dashboards. Unlike other tools, Grafana allows you to build dashboards specifically for you and your team.

With advanced querying and transformation capabilities, you can customize your panels to create visualizations that are actually helpful for you.

“When you become a big business with all this data, you need to pull it together. And I think Grafana is the gel that pulls everything together from across the business to give us a real-time snapshot of how Utilita’s doing at any given moment. It’s incredibly valuable."

Adrian Goater, Web Development Manager, Utilita

“We can audit our data to see which metrics have the highest cardinality, or to see which services are publishing the most metric series. This gives us an opportunity to know where to filter out metrics for the highest impact.

Jake Utley, Senior Software Engineer, Hiya

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“We not only track traditional technical and engineering metrics in Grafana. We also present much-needed operational data that various business teams use to get a pulse on the day-to-day health of the business.”

Carl Johnson, Director of Infrastructure and SRE, The Trade Desk

“It’s sort of like all signal, no noise. You call Grafana up and it just shows you what you want, which is really nice.”

Matt Menzenski, Software Engineering Manager, PayIt


Choose the version of Grafana that’s best for you

Get Grafana fully managed with Grafana Cloud, or run it on your own infrastructure with self-managed options.

Open Source

Self-managed

Centralize the analysis, visualization, and alerting for all of your data with Grafana.

Install, administer, and maintain your own instance.

Easiest way to get started

Cloud

Fully managed observability stack

Offered as a fully managed service, Grafana Cloud is the fastest way to adopt Grafana and includes a scalable, managed backend for metrics, logs, and traces.

Managed and administered by Grafana Labs with free and paid options for individuals, teams and large enterprises.

Includes a robust free tier with access to 10k metrics, 50GB logs, 50GB traces, 2 weeks data retention and 3 users.

Enterprise

Self-managed with enterprise-grade features

Grafana’s powerful visualization and alerting, enhanced with access to Enterprise data source plugins and built-in collaboration features.

A self-managed option for organizations that have special requirements around data localization and privacy.


Let the data tell your story

Grafana provides powerful and elegant ways to extract and share insights
Kubernetes capacity
Home energy
Website performance
Team sprints
Revenue
Covid-19 cases

Correlate your data

Understanding all relevant data — and the relationships between them — is important. Grafana allows teams to seamlessly correlate and visualize all of your data.

Seamlessly switch between metrics, logs, and traces all in Grafana

Logs

Explore logs in Grafana

Experience the magic of switching from metrics to logs with preserved label filters. Quickly search through all your logs or stream them live.

Watch the intro video →

Metrics

Explore metrics in Grafana

Explore your data through ad-hoc queries and dynamic drilldown. Split view and compare different time ranges, queries and data sources side by side.

Watch the intro video →

Traces

Explore tracing in Grafana

Grafana ships with built-in support for Tempo a high volume, minimal dependency trace storage, open source tracing solution.

Watch the intro video →


Grafana key features

Panels

From heatmaps to histograms. Graphs to geomaps. Grafana has fast and flexible visualizations that allows you to visualize your data, any way you want.
Time series
Time series
Tables
Tables
Sate timeline
Sate timeline
Stat
Stat
Gauge
Gauge
Bar chart and pie chart
Bar chart and pie chart

Plugins

Connect your tools and your teams with Grafana plugins. Data source plugins hook into existing data sources via APIs and render the data in real time without requiring you to migrate or ingest your data.

Browse the plugins →

Services and support

Alerts

With Grafana alerting, you can create, manage, and silence all of your alerts within one simple UI— allowing you to easily consolidate and centralize all of your alerts.

Transformations

Transformations allow you to rename, summarize, combine, and perform calculations across different queries and data sources.
Transform non-time-series data into tables (e.g., JSON files or even simple lookup tables) in seconds without any customization or additional overhead.
Transform non-time-series data into tables (e.g., JSON files or even simple lookup tables) in seconds without any customization or additional overhead.
Adding tags to the annotation will make it searchable from other dashboards.
Adding tags to the annotation will make it searchable from other dashboards.

Annotations

Annotate graphs with rich events from different data sources. Hover over events shows you the full event metadata and tags.

Panel Editor

The panel editor makes it easy to configure, customize and explore all of your panels with a consistent UI for setting data options across all of your visualizations.
View all of the data being passed to the visualization in a table view.

Collaborate

Effective collaboration is built on people having access to the same information. Allows you to easily share insights from Grafana dashboards across your company, team and the world.

With your team

Share insights from Grafana dashboards across your company- even if they’re not Grafana users themselves

With the world

Easily share and discover dashboards with anyone from the Grafana community

Anywhere you go

See your Grafana dashboards wherever you go, on all of your devices


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