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Grafana is an open-source visualization and analytics software application. It lets you query, visualize, and explore your time series data no matter where it's stored. With the Cognite Data Source for Grafana, you can use a Cognite Data Fusion (CDF) project as a data source in Grafana. We support Grafana Pro, Advanced, and Enterprise. You can also use Cognite Data Source for Grafana on the Grafana instances that you host yourself.

Grafana dashboards

Getting started with the Cognite Data Source is simple:

  1. Connect the Cognite Data Source to your CDF project.

    If you already have an earlier version of the Cognite Data Source installed, upgrade it to the latest version.

  2. Create a dashboard and select the time series you want to plot.

  3. When you've learned the basics, use custom queries and advanced features like filtering, aggregation, granularity, arithmetic operations, and functions to work with your time series and visualizations.