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Grafana OnCall mobile app notifications: The new and improved experience for Android users

The Grafana OnCall mobile app is an essential tool for on-call engineers to monitor and respond to critical system events. Available for both iOS and Android, the app offers a range of features and notification settings that make the on-call experience easier and more intuitive — all in the palm of your hand.

A guide to scaling OpenTelemetry Collectors across multiple hosts via Ansible

OpenTelemetry has emerged as a key open source tool in the observability space. And as organizations use it to manage more of their telemetry data, they also need to understand how to make it work across their various environments. This guide is focused on scaling the OpenTelemetry Collector deployment across various Linux hosts to function as both gateways and agents within your observability architecture.

Grafana Cloud updates: explore metrics without PromQL, native OpenTelemetry log support, cool panels, and more

We are consistently releasing helpful updates and fun features in Grafana Cloud, our fully managed observability platform powered by the open source Grafana LGTM Stack (Loki for logs, Grafana for visualization, Tempo for traces, and Mimir for metrics). This month is no exception.

A guide to scaling Grafana Alloy deployments across multiple hosts

Last week we introduced Grafana Alloy, our distribution of the OpenTelemetry Collector with built-in Prometheus pipelines and support for metrics, logs, traces, and profiles. We’re excited to see the community embrace Alloy, and we want to help them use and scale it as easily as possible. Many developers that need to deploy and manage software across several hosts turn to Ansible for its ease of use and versatility.

Why companies choose Grafana Cloud for their hosted observability platform

Three different businesses, one shared problem: SailPoint, Kushki, and Flexcity were all looking for a hosted solution to help them optimize their telemetry storage, gain more insights from their observability strategy, and keep costs manageable. But what they gained from migrating to Grafana Cloud and working with Grafana Labs was much more. “The engineering team is super sharp. They’re experts. This is the best of the best," said Omar Lopez, head of the observability team from SailPoint.

Grafana Cloud security: Three common cloud security myths debunked

Grafana Cloud offers organizations an end-to-end observability platform, without the overhead of building and maintaining their own observability stack. We’re constantly shipping new Grafana Cloud features to ensure users get the most out of the fully managed platform, which is powered by our open source Grafana LGTM Stack (Loki for logs, Grafana for visualization, Tempo for traces, and Mimir for metrics).

Grafana 11 release: The latest in visualizations, Scenes-powered dashboards, simple access controls, and more

At the opening keynote of GrafanaCON 2024, attendees in Amsterdam got a sneak peek at some of the latest features in Grafana 11, which is now available in preview. Grafana: download now! For those of you who couldn’t score a ticket to the sold-out event, don’t worry — we have a roundup of all the latest updates to visualizations that make it easier than ever to create beautiful dashboards in Grafana.

Loki 3.0 release: Bloom filters, native OpenTelemetry support, and more!

Welcome to the next chapter of Grafana Loki! After five years of dedicated development, countless hours of refining, and the support of an incredible community, we are thrilled to announce that Grafana Loki 3.0 is now generally available. The journey from 2.0 to 3.0 saw a lot of impressive changes to Loki. Loki is now more performant, and it’s capable of handling larger scales — all while remaining true to its roots of efficiency and simplicity.

Find your logs data with Explore Logs: No LogQL required!

We are thrilled to announce the preview of Explore Logs, a new way to browse your logs without writing LogQL. In this post, we’ll cover why we built Explore Logs and we’ll dive deeper into some of its features, including at-a-glance breakdowns by label, detected fields, and our new pattern detection. At the end, we’ll tell you how you can try Explore Logs for yourself today. But let’s start from the beginning — with good old LogQL.