Managed Service for Grafana is a cloud-native O&M data visualization platform. It provides O&M-free and quick startup of Grafana runtime environments. By default, Managed Service for Grafana integrates data sources of various Alibaba Cloud service, such as database services, Message Queue, Managed Service for Prometheus, and Simple Log Service, and provides a variety of dashboards to improve O&M and monitoring.
Managed Service for Grafana helps you efficiently analyze and view metrics, logs, and traces. You do not need to pay attention to complicated tasks such as server configurations and software updates. This improves O&M efficiency and reduces your workloads. In addition, the cloud-native capabilities of Alibaba Cloud improve the security and availability of Managed Service for Grafana.
Managed Service for Grafana provides various Alibaba Cloud data sources, such as ARMS, Managed Service for Prometheus, and Simple Log Service. It also provides dashboards for built-in data sources. In addition, you can use self-managed data stores in virtual private clouds (VPCs), such as Elasticsearch and InfluxDB.
Managed Service for Grafana is compatible with open source Grafana. For more information, see Grafana official documentation.
Elasticity and O&M intelligence: Managed Service for Grafana allows you to use high-availability services without the need to manage O&M servers.
Visualization: Managed Service for Grafana supports Alibaba Cloud data sources such as ARMS, Managed Service for Prometheus, and Simple Log Service, self-managed data sources, and third-party cloud data sources.
Data security and authorization: Managed Service for Grafana supports Alibaba Cloud Single Sign-On (SSO) and self-managed account systems to implement fine-grained management of data sources and dashboards.
Integration with various cloud services
Managed Service for Grafana is integrated with cloud services such as ARMS, Managed Service for Prometheus, CloudMonitor, Simple Log Service, and Elasticsearch. Managed Service for Grafana provides data source configurations, preset dashboards, and alert settings for these cloud services.
You can use the Grafana plug-in to connect your tools and your team. The plug-in connects to an existing data source by using APIs and renders data in real time. You do not need to migrate or ingest data.
Custom alert system
You can create, manage, and mute Grafana alerts in an efficient and centralized manner.
Multi-dimensional data query
You can query data across different data sources, rename data sources, aggregate data sources, manage data sources in groups, and perform calculations.
Self-managed data sources
You can connect multiple VPCs in the same region, add data sources from multiple VPCs to the same workspace, and perform queries and configure alerts in a unified manner.
You can configure, customize, and browse all panels by using a consistent UI. You can set data options across all panels.
For information about the billing of Managed Service for Grafana, see Billing rules.