Amazon Managed Grafana

What is Amazon Managed Grafana?

  • A data visualization service for querying, correlating, and visualizing operational metrics, logs, and traces from multiple sources.

  • Create dashboards and visualizations to analyze metrics, logs, and traces without having to build, package, or deploy Grafana servers.

  • All logical Grafana server deployment, setup, scaling, and maintenance are handled by AWS.

  • Integrated with the following AWS data sources:

    • Amazon CloudWatch

    • Amazon OpenSearch Service

    • AWS X-Ray

    • AWS IoT SiteWise

    • Amazon Timestream

    • Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus

  • Tutorials dojo strip

Amazon Managed Grafana Components

  • Workspaces

    • A logically isolated Grafana server.

    • User authentication method for workspaces is through:

      • SAML 2.0

      • AWS IAM Identity Center

    • Each Region can have up to five workspaces.

    • Supports Grafana HTTP APIs

    • You can create permissions and policies to manage the workspace’s data sources and notification channels.

    • When you delete a workspace, the following items are also removed:

      • Dashboards

      • Data source configuration

      • Alerts

      • Snapshots

  • A user may only have one of three roles: Admin, Editor, or Viewer.

  • Teams

    • Allows you to grant permissions to a group of users.

    • Using team sync, you can automatically synchronize team membership between Grafana workspace and authorization provider.

  • A user can be associated with the following permission:

    • Grafana admin

    • Membership in a team

    • Specific folder or dashboard

    • Data source

  • Data sources

    • You can combine data from various data sources into a single dashboard.

    • TestDB – a built-in data source to generate random walk data for testing and experiments.

    • Mixed – allow you to query multiple data sources in the same panel.

    • Dashboard – useful for a result set from another panel in the same dashboard.

    • Supports built-in or Grafana Enterprise data sources.

  • Panel

    •  A visual representation of one or more queries.

    • Each panel contains a query editor that can be used to extract a visualization to display on the panel.

      • Recorded queries enable you to take a snapshot of a data point on a set interval.

    • Transformations allow you to rename fields, join separate time series together, and perform math across queries.

    • A field represents a single time series or table column.

      • Field options – allow you to change the way data is displayed in your visualizations, and changes are applied to all fields.

      • Field overrides – apply only to specific fields.

    • Create reusable panels using library panels.

  • Dashboard

    • Consists of one or more panels and is arranged into one or more rows.

    • Annotations are used to display event data across multiple panels.

    • To organize and group your dashboards, use folders.

    • A playlist is a collection of dashboards that are displayed in a specific order.

    • A dashboard snapshot allows you to quickly share an interactive dashboard publicly.

  • Explore removes dashboard and panel options so that you can concentrate on performing queries to view your data.

  • Links lets you create shortcuts to the dashboard, panel, and data.

  • Alert rules and notification channel helps you identify problems in your system moments after they occur


Amazon Managed Grafana Security

  • Centrally manage data source configuration and permission settings for multiple AWS accounts using AWS Organization

  • You can configure organizational units to make their AWS data sources visible in the primary account.

  • Uses CloudFormation StackSets to automatically create IAM roles for connecting to data sources.

  • You need to create an API key for authorization in order to use Grafana APIs in the Amazon Managed Grafana workspace.


Amazon Managed Grafana Pricing

  • You are charged based on the active user license per workspace.

  • You are charged per active editor or administrator user per workspace in the Grafana Editor license.

  • You are charged per active user per workspace in the Grafana Viewer license.

  • You are charged per active API user in the Grafana API user license.


Tutorials Dojo portal

FREE AWS Exam Readiness Digital Courses

Enroll Now – Our Azure Certification Exam Reviewers

azure reviewers tutorials dojo

Enroll Now – Our Google Cloud Certification Exam Reviewers

Tutorials Dojo Exam Study Guide eBooks

tutorials dojo study guide eBook

Subscribe to our YouTube Channel

Tutorials Dojo YouTube Channel

FREE Intro to Cloud Computing for Beginners

FREE AWS, Azure, GCP Practice Test Samplers

Browse Other Courses

Generic Category (English)300x250

Recent Posts

AWS, Azure, and GCP Certifications are consistently among the top-paying IT certifications in the world, considering that most companies have now shifted to the cloud. Earn over $150,000 per year with an AWS, Azure, or GCP certification!

Follow us on LinkedIn, YouTube, Facebook, or join our Slack study group. More importantly, answer as many practice exams as you can to help increase your chances of passing your certification exams on your first try!

View Our AWS, Azure, and GCP Exam Reviewers Check out our FREE courses

Our Community

passing rate
Around 95-98% of our students pass the AWS Certification exams after training with our courses.
Over 200k enrollees choose Tutorials Dojo in preparing for their AWS Certification exams.
Our courses are highly rated by our enrollees from all over the world.

What our students say about us?