timeShift(GrafanaBuzz, 1w) Issue 79

Published: 8 Feb 2019 by Trent White RSS

Welcome to TimeShift

Time is running out to get your ticket to GrafanaCon LA, but you can still grab one of the last remaining seats.

Day 2 is going to be filled with morning tracks on:

  • Real-time analytics in IoT
  • Cloud Native observability
  • SQL and business analytics

Also, we’ll have hands-on workshops and talks:

  • Become a contributor - Get started developing Grafana
  • Writing React plugins
  • Grafana feature deep dives
  • Grafana plugin demos and showcases

We’re really excited how the schedule has shaped up and hope you can join us!


Latest Beta Release: Grafana v6.0 Beta1

New Features
  • Explore: A whole new way to do ad-hoc metric queries and exploration. Split view in half and compare metrics & logs and much much more. Read more here
  • Alerting: Adds support for Google Hangouts Chat notifications #11221, thx @PatrickSchuster
  • Elasticsearch: Support bucket script pipeline aggregations #5968
  • Influxdb: Add support for time zone (tz) clause #10322, thx @cykl
  • Snapshots: Enable deletion of public snapshot #14109
  • Provisioning: Provisioning support for alert notifiers #10487, thx @pbakulev

For a full list of changes, be sure to read through the release notes and get more in-depth info about the features in the documentation.

Download Grafana v6.0 Beta1 Now



From the Blogosphere

[VIDEO] Grafana Loki: Like Prometheus, but for logs: Loki author and Grafana Labs VP, Product Tom Wilkie spoke at FOSDEM last week on his latest stop on the Loki road show. The organizers of FOSDEM were in top form and had the video of his talk up the next day! That’s a high bar to set as we prep for GrafanaCon LA and get videos published in a timely manner.

FOSDEM Public Dashboards: The organizers of FOSDEM track tons of different metrics and visualize them in Grafana - from amount of conference swag remaining, to room capacity, and even the noise level of rooms.

Prometheus with Grafana Using Ansible: This walkthrough shows you how to setup Grafana using Ansible. After Grafana is set up, Mitesh shows you how to add a data source and create a dashboard with Prometheus metrics.

Visualizing my heart rate on stage using a Hue lamp and a heart rate sensor and .NET: At the Swetugg conference in Stockholm this week, Daniel tracked his heart rate in real time using a sensor and ANT+ SDK, which was published via NATS. He then visualised this data in 2 ways– first, on a Grafana dashboard, and second via a smart lightbulb that changed hues depending on his stress level. This article walks through how he did it, and the reactions he received after the talk.

Couchbase Monitoring Integration with Prometheus and Grafana: Using the new Couchbase exporter for Prometheus, you can visualize the performance of your Couchbase clusters in Grafana. This tutorial shows you how install and configure the components and import your first dashboard.



Get your tickets while they last!

Join us in Los Angeles, California February 25-26, 2019 for 2 days of talks and in-depth workshops on Grafana and the open source monitoring ecosystem. Learn about Grafana and new/upcoming features and projects (*cough* Grafana Loki *cough*) and the broader ecosystem like Prometheus, Graphite, InfluxDB, Kubernetes, and more.

Register Now!





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