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Grafana is the de facto software for time series analytics, with well over 400,000 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:

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Metrics usage frustration improved nearly overnight, says Director of Infrastructure and SRE Carl Johnson.

The Trade Desk evolved their homegrown stack into a modern-day system that saves time and money.

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Metrics is an important part of Wix's culture, so Grafana Cloud was chosen to monitor mission-critical systems.

In a company where metrics is an important part of their culture, Wix selects Grafana Cloud to monitor its mission critical systems.

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Grafana panels showing activity at all the detection stations are displayed at HQ.

How Grillo Uses Grafana to Visualize its Cloud-Based Earthquake Detection System.

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The visibility for all these metrics helps service delivery teams quickly iterate on new features.

How Grafana Cloud Is Enabling HotSchedules to Develop Next-Generation Applications.

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The massively multiplayer online game developer displays the millions of metrics per minute their games produce and shares that data across game 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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The company relies on Grafana to be the consolidated data visualization and dashboard solution for sharing data.

DigitalOcean Gains New Insight with Visualizations Shared Across Teams.

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In the world of content delivery networks, systems have to be up 24 / 7; no room for hiccups. Using Grafana was a game-changer.

KeyCDN: Grafana Is 'Making Monitoring Amazing Again'

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Most people at Packet look at a Grafana dashboard at some point during their work day.

How Grafana Cloud Is Enabling Packet’s Teams, from Engineering to Sales.

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The company uses Grafana alongside its SaaS product to detect availability and performance issues before they affect users.

Apica Systems understands performance and end user experience have a great impact on business. They use Grafana alongside their SaaS product to detect availability and performance issues before they affect users.

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PingCAP diagnoses and troubleshoots issues from a thousand metrics on their TiDB clusters using Grafana.

How Grafana Helps PingCAP Troubleshoot TiDB Deployments

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Grafana allows teams to quickly and easily build custom self-service dashboards for what’s important to them.

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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AMGEN
AMGEN

Leading biotech company AMGEN monitors thousands of its applications and components, complete with many custom and outdated monitoring tools. Leveraging Grafana's multi data source capabilities, they dramatically reduced the number of external tools and maximized internal value of their data.

Bloomberg
Bloomberg

Bloomberg's telemetry team was looking for a new solution to provide monitoring and alerting for all of its infrastructure and applications. After countless searches, and attempting to write its own TSDB, the team discovered Metrictank and was excited by how many of the requirements it met out of the box.

Booking.com
Booking.com

Booking.com uses Grafana to visualize metrics at scale… an impressive scale. With Graphite as its monitoring engine, Booking.com has optimized its stack to store millions of metrics per second, and is looking to push it even further.

CERN
CERN

Grafana is used on many different teams at CERN. Not only does Grafana visualize metrics from CERN's technical infrastructure, but also for accelerators, experiments, and computing infrastructure. Grafana helps CERN support high energy physics.

Crate.io
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.

eBay
eBay

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

Energy Weather
Energy Weather

Energy Weather monitors the increasing weather impact on financial markets, and uses Grafana to demonstrate how weather forecasts, resulting renewable energy production, and price developments are connected.

Evolution Gaming
Evolution Gaming

Evolution Gaming is the world leader in live dealer gaming. Grafana is an important part of the company's testing processes to track performance tests, monitoring of test environments, and other QA activities.

FermiLab
FermiLab

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

Ingram
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 its end users.

Natel Energy
Natel Energy

Natel Energy is building a low-cost, distributed, grid-scale hydropower turbine. With Grafana, the company found a great platform to build a great-looking, secure and scalable control system with all its operational interfaces in one place.

NetApp
NetApp

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

New City Energy
New City Energy

Since 2013, New City Energy has been helping the City of D.C. measure and improve the efficiency and performance of its building portfolio through a number of policy and technology innovations. Grafana is an important piece of its platform, demonstrating how the entire system delivers value to the city.

Open NMS
Open NMS

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

Outbrain
Outbrain

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

PayPal
PayPal

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

Percona
Percona

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

Prometheus
Prometheus

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

Redhat
Redhat

Redhat uses Grafana as a key piece of its monitoring stack for analyzing the performance of OpenStack Cloud while benchmarking and working to further improve OpenStack performance.

Shell
Shell

After insourcing the majority of subsurface technical storage at Shell upstream, the company was limited by the commercially available monitoring solution. With Grafana, the team can visualize the full globally installed base on a single dashboard as well as drill deep into specific storage clusters.

Sony Playstation
Sony Playstation

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

Staples
Staples

Staples has over 2,000 brick-and-mortar stores worldwide and is the fourth largest online retailer. The company relies on Grafana as a key piece of its internal monitoring stack.

Tinder
Tinder

The world’s most popular dating app uses Grafana to monitor hundreds of microservices as well as the containers inside its Kubernetes environment.

Uber
Uber

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

Verizon
Verizon

Verizon once had 500,000 lines of code for stored procedures. Here's how Grafana, MySQL, and new technical innovations simplified analytics and automated development efforts at the company.

Würth Phoenix
Würth Phoenix

Grafana dashboards helped Würth Phoenix gain new insights about why a business critical application is slow, what components are involved, and how this impacts users and hardware.

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