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Grafana 4.0 Brings Major Enhancements to Leading Visualization Tool

Combined with the Latest Releases of Snap and Graphite, raintank Offers a Complete, Supported, and Fully Open Monitoring Stack.

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- raintank, the team behind popular time-series data visualization tool Grafana, announced the release of Grafana 4.0 today at GrafanaCon. With the latest update, Grafana now offers alerting, which transforms the visualization dashboard into a powerful monitoring tool. It also includes hundreds of new updates, many of which improve its functionality and user experience.

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The news of Grafana 4.0 aligns with Intel's announcement of Snap 1.0 and Graphite delivery. raintank announced integration of Snap, the open telemetry platform from Intel, into Grafana earlier this year. With the addition of Graphite, a time series database, these three leading components let users easily analyze, collect and store a wide range of disparate time series metrics. Together, they combine to form a complete, and fully open source monitoring stack that will underpin fully supported offerings from raintank.

Grafana 4.0: Most commonly used in Internet application and infrastructure analytics, Grafana is increasingly finding uses for IoT, sensor data, financial modeling, and industrial process control, and more.

"Alerting is a really revolutionary feature for Grafana, because it extends its capabilities as a visualization tool into a mission critical, real-time monitoring tool," said Torkel Odegaard, creator of Grafana (http://grafana.org) and co-founder of raintank. "This fourth major release caps off an incredible year for Grafana, which saw the project accelerate to over 50,000 reported active installations."

Snap 1.0: The 1.0 version of Snap is now available. Snap was designed by Intel to simplify the collection, processing and publishing of system data through a single API enabling operators to more acutely control hardware capabilities and take full advantage of hardware optimizations. With its latest update, Snap now features production-ready stability, enhanced operational experience, and multi-language plugin support for Go, Python, and C/++.

"Grafana delivers an excellent dashboard experience for visualizing the telemetry data collected by Snap," said Jonathan Donaldson, vice president and general manager of the Software Defined Infrastructure group at Intel. "The rollout of Grafana 4.0, integrating the full capabilities of Snap 1.0, gives enterprises an even more powerful way to improve application performance through optimized infrastructure utilization."

Graphite 1.0: The Graphite project also announced a preview of Graphite 1.0. Graphite is one of the most popular open source time series databases amongst Grafana users. raintank has become a recent champion of Graphite, driving the launch of a new website and logo, and hiring maintainer Jason Dixon to help accelerate the project. Graphite 1.X will give users a choice of storage backends, including an upcoming highly scalable option from raintank.

Time-series data has rapidly become a distinct category, with its own unique set of challenges and requirements demanding a new approach for database delivery for this kind of specialized data. According to DB-Engines, which ranks the popularity of database technologies, time-series databases were the fastest growing data management category over the last year. Grafana is the de facto visualization software for most of the top 10 databases in that category, including Graphite, Prometheus, and InfluxDB.

To find out more or download Grafana 4.0, please visit http://grafana.org/. Snap is available at http://snap-telemetry.io/, and Graphite at https://graphiteapp.org/.

About raintank

raintank is the company behind Grafana, the leading open source software for visualizing time series data. raintank helps users get the most out of Grafana, enabling them to take back control of their unified monitoring, and avoid the vendor lock in and spiraling costs of closed solutions.

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