I’m really excited - Grafana 7 just got released, it’s a massive upgrade to an already increadibly popular graphing tool for time series, metrics and logs.
I used Grafana a few years ago but have since stopped due to using proprietary solutions and cloud monitoring services. This release will be a great opportunity to revisit Grafana - especially since now it’s much easier to get it working in Docker deployment (I used to package into a container myself).
I don’t know enough to really judge or report all the features just yet, so it’s probably best if I revisit this later. From what I can see, there’s lots of performance and usability improvements:
If you want to give Grafana 7 a try, here’s how to do it in Docker:
After that just connect to server’s port 3000 to get the login prompt (and change default password immediately):
Grafana 7 login