As Grafana powers our star product – Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) – we have developed a lot of experience creating Grafana Dashboards over the last few years. In this article, I will share some of the considerations for designing Grafana Dashboards. As usual, when it comes to questions of design they are quite subjective, and I do not expect you to chose to apply all of them to your dashboards, but I hope they will help you to think through your dashboard design better.
Design Practical Dashboards
Grafana features many panel types, and even more are available as plugins. It may be very attractive to use many of them in your dashboards using many different visualization options. Do not! Stick to a few data visualization patterns and only add additional visualizations when they provide …[Read more]