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Open-Falcon plugin for Grafana

Open-Falcon is an open-source, enterprise-level, and large-scale service monitoring system and time series database. It's initially released by Xiaomi SRE team in 2015 and heavily used in Xiaomi. Open-Falcon is now one of the most popular monitoring system in China internet companies:

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Method 1: Building from Source

git clone
git checkout v3.0-beta7

Building Backend

cd $GOPATH/src/
go run build.go setup            (only needed once to install godep)
godep restore                    (will pull down all golang lib dependencies in your current GOPATH)
go run build.go build

Building Frontend

npm install
npm install -g grunt-cli

Checkout the plugin

cd $GRAFANA_PATH/public_gen/app/plugins/datasource
git clone openfalcon

Start grafana-server


Method 2: Using grafana-cli

grafana-cli plugins install grafana-openfalcon-datasource

Checkout the plugin

cd /var/lib/grafana/plugins
git clone grafana-openfalcon-datasource

Update the plugin information

Add the following into $GRAFANA_PATH/conf/defaults.ini:

path = /var/lib/grafana/plugins/grafana-openfalcon-datasource

After Installation

If the installation is successful, Open-Falcon datasource would be shown as follow:

Installing Open-Falcon on Grafana Cloud:

For more information, visit the docs on plugin installation.