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Grafana Charmed Operator (k8s)

grafana-k8s is a charm for Grafana. It is an essential part of the COS Lite bundle.

This Charmed Operator handles instantiation, scaling, configuration, and Day 2 operations specific to Grafana, an open-source observability toolkit that includes a data visualization solution.

This operator drives the Grafana application, and it can be composed with other operators to deliver a complex application or service.

The charm imposes configurable resource limits on the workload, can be readily integrated with data sources such as prometheus, alertmanager or loki, and comes with built-in alert rules and dashboards for self-monitoring.

This charm is:

  • part of the COS Lite bundle
  • intended to be used together with prometheus and loki.

In this documentation

Get started - a hands-on introduction for new users deploying the Grafana charmed operator.
How-to guides
Step-by-step guides covering key operations and common tasks
Concepts - discussion and clarification of key topics
Technical information - specifications, APIs, architecture

Project and community

The Grafana charmed operator is part of the Canonical Observability Stack. It’s an open source project that warmly welcomes community projects, contributions, suggestions, fixes and constructive feedback.

Thinking about using the Canonical Observability Stack for your next project? Get in touch!


Level Path Navlink
1 Tutorials Tutorials
2 deploy Deploy charm
2 tls Enable TLS
2 new-dashboard Create a new dashboard for an existing charm
1 How To How To
2 integrate-with-grafana-source Integrate a datasource with grafana over grafana_datasource
2 contributing Contributing
1 Reference Reference
2 Actions Actions
2 Configurations Configurations
2 Libraries Libraries
2 relation-management-libraries Relation management libraries
2 network-requirements Network Requirements
1 Explanation Explanation
2 lma Logging, Monitoring, and Alerting
2 what-is-observability What is observability?


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Hi @tmihoc,

What is our deletion policy? Per grafana-k8s/184, this page can be deleted.

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@sed-i Just adding a comment to let people know that, in light of our discussion, this doc will not be deleted but rather updated.