Graphite is an open source monitoring system first developed by Chris Davis at Orbitz in 2006, and has since been adopted by various other contributors.

The Graphite ecosystem provides a scalable platform for gathering and storing time-series data, and a powerful suite of functions to query and analyze that data over time.

Grafana Labs is proud to support the development of the Graphite project by employing Graphite maintainers, building first-class support for Graphite into Grafana, and ensuring Grafana customers receive Graphite support and features they need.

Some particular contributions from Grafana Labs to Graphite include support for tags and a rewrite of the clustering subsystem. In the broader Graphite ecosystem, we also work on carbon-relay-ng and metrictank.


Dan Cech

Dan Cech

VP, Platform Services

Dieter Plaetinck

Dieter Plaetinck

Principal Software Engineer

Mauro Stettler

Mauro Stettler

Senior Software Engineer

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Grafana Cloud

Grafana Cloud: Hosted Graphite

  • Use our high-performance, Graphite-compatible hosted metrics service to easily and efficiently store metrics for your entire organization.
  • Durably store metrics for 2 years for historical analysis.
  • No commitments: Pay for only what you use with our usage-based pricing.

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Grafana Enterprise

Enterprise Support for Graphite

  • Get support and training from Graphite maintainers and experts.
  • 24x7x365 coverage from our geographically distributed team.
  • Per-node pricing scales with your deployment.

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