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Monitoring with Grafana

( Duration: 3 Days )

Grafana is a visualization and metric analytic suite. It presents a visual representation of real-time data for application analytics. Grafana is most commonly used for home automation, process control, and more. The Monitoring with Grafana training course is oriented for using Grafana in a time-series data environment. You will get both operational and administrative skills of day-to-day work with Grafana and most popular data sources like Prometheus and Graphite. In addition, Loki - a modern, Grafana-integrated approach for fetching and exploring logs is presented.

By attending Monitoring with Grafana workshop, delegates will learn to:

  • Set up the necessary development environment to start creating visualizations in Grafana.
  • Set up Grafana for high availability.
  • Customize panels and dashboards with data.
  • Configure a reverse proxy for fast loading speeds.

  • Basic understanding of data analytics
  • Basic Linux administration skills



Introduction to system monitoring and Grafana

  • Concepts of telemetry
  • Push- and pull-based telemetry
  • Sampling, data retention and downsampling
  • Grafana and datasources

Details of Grafana

  • Grafana installation
  • Accessing Grafana
  • Creating first dashboard
  • Dashboards, rows and panels
  • Timerange selector
  • Relative time and Time shift

Data sources

  • Prometheus architecture
  • Installing Prometheus
  • Accessing Prometheus web interface
  • Installing node_exporter
  • Getting metrics
  • Querying Prometheus
  • Scraping metrics to Prometheus
  • Graphite architecture
  • Installing Graphite
  • Feeding Graphite
  • Adding data sources to Grafana

Deep dive into Grafana panels

  • Graph
  • Singlestat
  • Gauge
  • Bargauge
  • Heatmap
  • Textpanel
  • Tablepanel
  • Dashboard list
  • Plugin panels
  • Manipulating panels

Annotations and alerting

  • Annotations
  • Alerts
  • Alert list panel
  • E-mail and other ways of alert notifications

Explore and variables

  • Explore functionality
  • Templating with variables
  • Dynamic panels based on variables

Loki - Grafana log aggregation system

  • Loki overview
  • Installation
  • Exploring logs

Grafana administration

  • Organizing Grafana
  • Migrating to MySQL
  • High Availability in Grafana
  • Running Grafana behind reverse proxy
  • Securing Grafana with SSL certificate
  • Troubleshooting Grafana

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