Grafana and time series databases

More than a Thousand Words


The bottom line on Grafana and its back ends is that the solution can be installed easily and quickly, is easy to maintain, and offers genuine added value in everyday life. If you already operate a time series database, or will be doing so soon, you should look into Grafana at an early stage and try out the features provided by the software. Grafana is very useful in the admin's daily grind and in dealing with time series data.


  1. Grafana:
  2. PNP4Nagios:
  3. Graphite:
  4. Sensu:
  5. Stagemonitor:
  6. "Prometheus" by Martin Loschwitz, Linux Pro Magazine , issue 186, May 2016, pg.44,
  7. Gnocchi:

The Author

Martin Gerhard Loschwitz is Head of Cloud with iNNOVO Cloud, where he focuses on high availability, distributed storage, and OpenStack.

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