Blueflood plugin for grafana
Plugin to use Blueflood or Rackspace Metrics as a datasouce with Grafana 3.x.
This plugin requires graphite-api with Blueflood finder as a service. You can setup this by running the rackerlabs/graphite-api-blueflood-finder docker image as container. For more instructions on blueflood finder, refer Blueflood finder
Blueflood is an open source multi-tenant, distributed metric processing system. Blueflood is capable of ingesting, rolling up and serving metrics at a massive scale. It is built on top of Apache Cassandra,
Rackspace metrics datasource
Rackspace Metrics is a multi-tenant software-as-a-service (SaaS) product that offers a flexible and affordable platform for storing and serving time-series metrics. It provides a REST API for metrics ingestion and retrieval. Rackspace Metrics is built upon Blueflood.
This source code of this plugin is located at https://github.com/rackerlabs/blueflood-grafana. Contributions can be made to the original source code.
Installing Blueflood on Grafana Cloud:
Installing plugins on a Grafana Cloud instance is a one-click install; same with updates. Cool, right?
Note that it could take up to 1 minute to see the plugin show up in your Grafana.
For more information, visit the docs on plugin installation.
Installing on a local Grafana:
For local instances, plugins are installed and updated via a simple CLI command. Plugins are not updated automatically, however you will be notified when updates are available right within your Grafana.
1. Install the Data Source
Use the grafana-cli tool to install Blueflood from the commandline:
grafana-cli plugins install
The plugin will be installed into your grafana plugins directory; the default is /var/lib/grafana/plugins. More information on the cli tool.
Alternatively, you can manually download the .zip file for your architecture below and unpack it into your grafana plugins directory.
Alternatively, you can manually download the .zip file and unpack it into your grafana plugins directory.
2. Configure the Data Source
Accessed from the Grafana main menu, newly installed data sources can be added immediately within the Data Sources section.
Next, click the Add data source button in the upper right. The data source will be available for selection in the Type select box.
To see a list of installed data sources, click the Plugins item in the main menu. Both core data sources and installed data sources will appear.