Hi there 👋, We will see how to launch Grafana cloud from AWS in an easy way, with no installation etc. Cool thing is it comes with a free trial 😎 which should help us play on Grafana and learn about it's various visualization styles. In this post, we won't be building any graphs, to start with, we would just see a basic panel type which would help us creating links to other dashboards.
There is a free trial option, so I am clicking on Try for Free and Create Contract in the next step.
Clicking on Setup your Account would redirect to Grafana cloud URL where we can signup or link an existing account and create an organization. I have linked my existing account and chosen an existing organization.
Alright, we are all set to get started. You should be on the grafana organization URL with this format
https://grafana.com/orgs/<organization-name>. On this page, click Add Stack to add your first stack.
You can choose an instance URL and region for your stack. It should take a few minutes for the stack to launch. Your stack should have an instance URL in this format
https://<instance-name>.grafana.net. You may sign in to this instance to see a page like this:
One thing to note, the tags we add in the panel are searched with
AND condition. Meaning you will not see any dashboards if you added multiple tags like
sql. Because, each of our dashboards had only one tag. For this purpose let's add a 10th dashboard with all 3 tags inside the
So we have to seen how to launch Grafana cloud from AWS as a subscription, with free trial. Built some dummy dashboards on Grafana cloud and saw how to build panels with visualization type
Dashboard list with the search folder and tags option, and played a bit with the tags.