Dave manages the team responsible for running pilot projects with customers, understanding the technical challenges encountered, and working out how the Grafana observability stack can help provide them with the solutions.
The Trade Desk recently moved from an old monitoring system based on Nagios, Graphite, and a number of homegrown pieces of software, to something more standard, based on Prometheus. SRE Patrick O’Brien talked about the lessons they learned along the way.
The KubeCon + CloudNativeCon caravan heads back to Europe this month, bringing an expected 10,000 cloud native enthusiasts to Barcelona’s Fira Gran Via. Already registered and packed your bags? Here’s where you will find Grafana Labs team members during the conference.
In the beginning, the mission of the logging and monitoring team at eBay was simple: “to give out APIs that the developers in the company could use to instrument their applications [in order] to send logs,” Vijay Samuel said during his talk at GrafanaCon about eBay’s journey to using Grafana plugins. “We had our own developers who built out UIs for being able to search view and debug their issues. And metrics were no different from logs.
At GrafanaCon EU 2018, Booking.com System Administrator Vladimir Smirnov gave a talk about why the company started to use Graphite almost five years ago, and how he and his team scaled it to handle millions of metrics per second.
Quality assurance is a priority at Evolution Gaming, the world leader in live casino gaming, and as Andrejs Kalnacs, Lead Software Developer in Test, said during his GrafanaCon EU talk in March, Grafana has been a game changer.
If you’ve attended GrafanaCon before, you already know how awesome it is. But if you’ve never been and you’re on the fence, read on to find out just what we can pack into a two-day conference.
Grafana Labs has created the Explore UI, which allows you to iterate quickly through Prometheus queries, while leaving your dashboards intact. This post will walk you through a demo and show you how to try it out yourself.
At GrafanaCon EU, we gathered representatives of the Graphite, Prometheus, InfluxDB, and Timescale projects in the hopes of starting a spirited conversation about the current state of Time Series Databases. They didn’t disappoint!
With 5,000 engineers, 325,000 customers running its software, 2 data centers fully owned and operated, 200 node sites around the world, and a diverse architecture developed over almost four decades, Bloomberg has that many reasons to be committed to monitoring.
A water and energy innovation company founded in 2005, Natel Energy builds hydropower turbines and designs resilient and distributed hydropower systems. In his talk at GrafanaCon EU, Natel Developer Ryan McKinley gave us a fascinating look at how the company is using Grafana to help run these next-generation power plants.