Metrictank is a multi-tenant timeseries engine for Graphite and friends developed by Grafana Labs. Metrictank powers Grafana Cloud’s Hosted Graphite platform.

Metrictank provides long term storage, high availability, efficient storage, retrieval and processing for large scale environments. It also provides enhanced functionality such as meta-tags, per-request performance/cost statistics and controls to limit the impact of expensive queries.

Grafana Labs is proud to lead the development of Metrictank, building first-class support for Metrictank into Grafana, and ensuring Grafana customers receive Metrictank support and features they need.


Florian Boucault

Florian Boucault

Software Engineer

Robert Milan

Robert Milan

Software Engineer

Dieter Plaetinck

Dieter Plaetinck

Principal Software Engineer

Mauro Stettler

Mauro Stettler

Senior Software Engineer

Anthony Woods

Anthony Woods

CTO, Co-Founder

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Products and Services

Grafana Cloud

Grafana Cloud: Hosted Graphite

  • Use our high-performance, Graphite-compatible hosted metrics service for bringing together metrics from multiple Graphite instances.
  • No commitments: Pay for only what you use with our usage-based pricing.

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Grafana Enterprise

Enterprise Support for Metrictank

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

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