Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week we celebrated 25 years of Java, spoke to seven experts about continuous delivery and continuous integration, learned more about the open source platform Grafana, and found out that Rust is once again the most beloved programming language.
Grafana 7.0: “We’ve built one of the best visualisation tools and it’s not tied to any one database”
The open source platform Grafana is among the world’s most popular dashboarding tools – it currently has more than 550,000 active installations and millions of users across the globe. We spoke to Tom Wilkie, VP Product at Grafana Labs, as Grafana announces the general availability of version 7.0 of its observability platform. Grafana 7.0 is set to simplify the development of custom plugins and make it easier for you to visualise your data.
Nick Lewis, Senior Software Engineer for Puppet teaches us how to deploy a TIG stack – that’s a stack with Telegraf, InfluxDB, and Grafana – using Bolt. Bolt is an automation tool that can run scripts in almost any language thanks to the plugins provided at the Puppet Forge. Let’s get stuck in!