Don't take our word for it.

Grafana is the de facto software for time series analytics, with well over 100,000 active installations. Customers turn to Grafana Labs to help bring their disparate data sources together, all through software that is vendor neutral and open source.

Grafana is used in a wide variety of use cases. These include DevOps, IIoT, and AdTech. Our community is constantly inspiring us with new use cases and applications. Here is a sampling of what our users and customers are doing with Grafana:

Testimonials

KEY: DevOps Adtech IIoT Other

eBay

eBay uses Grafana to look for anomalies in the experiements they conduct on their website via their Experimentation Platform, which is for testing ebay.com's overall user experience.

Stack Overflow

Stack Overflow's Ad Server team was the first team to discover Grafana when they needed to optimize their ad server performance. Grafana has now grown to visualize and alert on data for numerous teams at Stack Overflow.

FermiLab

Fermilab is a US Department of Energy national laboratory specializing in high-energy particle physics. Grafana is the primary user interface for their custom monitoring platform Fifemon.

Outbrain

Outbrain, the content recommendation platform, relies on Grafana to visualize data from Graphite, Elasticsearch and Prometheus to help them serve more than 2.5 million requests/day.

PayPal

PayPal scales their monitoring across numerous data sources to make sure all 190 million+ PayPal users have a good experience using their services.

Sony Playstation

Sony Playstation built a comprehensive internal monitoring solution with Grafana as the visualization layer to provide dashboards and alerting.

Uber

Uber built their own highly scalable time series database called M3, which they integrated into Grafana to visualize multiple data sources on the same dashboard.

NetApp

NetApp uses Grafana to present meaningful dashboards to multiple audiences so their clients can understand how their storage infrastructure is performing.

Crate.io

Crate.io created a custom data source for Grafana to visualize data from CrateDB, a purpose-built database for machine data and real-time analytics.

Prometheus

Prometheus, the open source monitoring solution has recently named Grafana as the primary dashboard editor for the project.

Digital Ocean

Digital Ocean relies on Grafana to be the consolidated data visualization and dashboard solution for sharing data across teams and to their customers.

Gameforge

Massively multiplayer online game developer Gameforge uses Grafana to display millions of metrics per minute their games produce from over 200 servers, and share that data across game teams.

Ingram

Ingram Content Group's Automated Print on Demand division uses Grafana to aggregate and track metrics from their automated printing, binding and shipping processes to their end users.

Percona

Percona integrated Grafana into Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM), their own open-source platform for managing and monitoring MySQL and MongoDB performance.

Open NMS

OpenNMS, an enterprise grade network management application platform created their own Grafana data source plugin for their customers to visualize a wide array of metrics from network devices and services.

Staples

Staples has over 2,000 brick and mortar stores worldwide and is the fourth largest online retailer. They rely on Grafana as a key piece of their internal monitoring stack.

Case Study

Milliseconds Matter: How Stack Overflow Uses Grafana

Grafana allows teams across Stack Overflow to quickly and easily build custom self-service dashboards for what’s important to them, no matter where the data lives or which database it’s stored in.

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Case Study

DigitalOcean Gains New Insight with Visualizations Shared Across Teams

Digital Ocean relies on Grafana to be the consolidated data visualization and dashboard solution for sharing data across teams and to their customers.

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Case Study

Gameforge Solves Metric Visualization Problems Between Internal and External Teams

Massively multiplayer online game developer Gameforge uses Grafana to display millions of metrics per minute their games produce from over 200 servers, and share that data across game teams.

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Here's what other Grafana users have to say

At NS1, Grafana enables us to drill deeply into huge volumes of real-time network and infrastructure telemetry, about hundreds of systems spanning dozens of datacenters in our global DNS & traffic management network. We live and breathe data and rely on Grafana to bring it to life.- Kristopher Beevers, CEO, NS1
Grafana’s dashboards help us deliver relevant insights about our customers’ storage in a beautiful, easy to read format.- Chris Madden, Storage Architect, NetApp
We found a bug this week that literally would have taken us weeks or months to discover if we didn't have Grafana.- Bret Copeland, Team Lead, StackOverflow
Grafana and Graphite became the perfect solution for us and the whole company. We are able to provide precisely tailored dashboards for other departments and game teams.- Felix Oechsler, Technical Director, Gameforge
Rackspace manages the cloud infrastructure for some of the largest companies in the world, and understanding their systems and applications data is critical. Grafana helps us visualize and make sense of it all, beautifully.- Alexander Scammon, Rackspace