New Years Resolution : Stop Self Hosting Graphite

Obvious fact alert: New Year’s Resolutions don’t work for anyone (this lifehack clickbait has five reasons why). They especially don’t work for companies because if the resolution was really that important you probably would have taken it on already. The January-specific orbital tilt of the earth won’t make you especially free to take new stuff…

Grafana 2.1

We’re pleased to announce that we have upgraded to the latest version of Grafana (2.1).  Building upon the UI changes, new features and structural changes introduced in Grafana 2.0, Grafana 2.1 brings with it a number of small changes which will help you to get even more out of your dashboards. Features such as multi-valued…

Annotations and Events

We’re pleased to announce our Annotations feature.  Annotations allow you to record intermittent happenings in your infrastructure – for example deploying a new build to your servers, marking when that long-running reporting task completes, or flagging that nasty outage you just fixed (I hope you don’t need to use that one). We’ll be following this…

Kindred Spirits: Logentries and Hosted Graphite

By Trevor Parsons, PhD, Chief Scientist & Co-founder, Logentries As one of the founders of Logentries, over the past few years I have had the chance to meet thousands of our users – at tech talks, meet-ups, trade shows or where ever takes your fancy . As a product focused company we believe it’s important to…

Grafana now available on Hosted Graphite!

Grafana now available on Hosted Graphite! While Graphite is a wonderful data store for your time-series data, the default dashboard option is a little… nineties. In the last few months, an early version of a fantastic Graphite-compatible dashboard based on Kibana called Grafana has been released. We’ve been watching it closely – new dashboards for Graphite…