JSON API Data Sources
API data source in Grafana is a plugin that downloads a file via a provided link and then, following the given instructions, reads the file and converts it into a Grafana data frame.
Popular data sources
The most popular API data sources are
The schema below summarizes the comparative analysis. Colors highlight scenarios for each data source.
We compared the three most popular ones and outlined use cases for each in the video.
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Watch this video to get a detailed tutorial on displaying data on your Grafana dashboard using JSON API and Infinity data sources.
We published a blog post that discussed the specifics of each data source.