Data visualization with Grafana and Telegraf

There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen.

It all started when… Few weeks ago we have decided to create a dashboard where we can monitor the status of the SUSE Linux Enterprise maintenance update queue. Naturally there are tons of cool open source solutions to build this type of monitoring. Two decades ago I probably would have written a Perl or Python based monitoring script for the monitoring part and use the good old gnuplot ( to visualize the data and create an active page written in some silly web UI framework. [Read More]