Grafana is an open source software that specializes in creating graphs and visualizations for users to easily understand the time-series data.
On this step-by-step guide, we will be launching an EC2 Instance with Amazon Linux 2 as the operating system, then install and run Grafana.
EC2 Instance Setup
Launch an EC2 Instance using the
Amazon Linux 2 AMI.
For reference here are the settings of my EC2 Instance.
|AMI||Amazon Linux 2|
|Instance Type||t2.micro (free tier) or|
|Storage||8GB General Purpose SSD (gp2)|
|Security Group||See below (EC2 Security Group Setup)|
Note: This post is about installing Grafana on Amazon Linux 2. Launching an EC2 Instance will not be discussed here.
EC2 Security Group Setup
For the EC2 Instance Security Group I opened SSH (
22) and default Grafana port (
3000) to the internet (