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Business Input Data Source

announcement

The Static data source joins the Business Suite for Grafana and with that gets an elevated name. Now, the same amazing open source plugin is called the Business Input data source.

Please welcome the new name for the same functionality!

The Static data source now is called the Business Input data source.
The Static data source now is called the Business Input data source.

The Business Input Data Source is a plugin for Grafana that allows storing and emulating your data.

Tutorial and examples how to mimic any data source.

Requirements

  • Business Input Data Source version 4.X requires Grafana 10 or Grafana 11.
  • Static Data Source version 3.X requires Grafana 9.2 or Grafana 10.
  • Static Data Source version 2.X requires Grafana 8.5 or Grafana 9.
  • Static Data Source version 1.X requires Grafana 7.3.

Getting Started

The Business Input Data Source can be installed from the Grafana Catalog or utilizing the Grafana command line tool.

For the latter, please use the following command.

grafana-cli plugins install marcusolsson-static-datasource

Highlights

  • Create static visualizations that don't depend on a specific data source.
  • Allows specifying values manually or using the JavaScript Values Editor code.
  • Build custom query responses for testing or developing panel plugins.
  • Store data and images directly in the dashboard.
  • Supports variables in the text fields.
  • Uses Number input for Number, Date Time Picker for Time fields.
  • Uses Text Area for String inputs with more than 100 symbols.
  • Allows to temporarily hide values for specific fields.
Display Pie Charts based on the data from the Static Data Source.
Display Pie Charts based on the data from the Static Data Source.

Documentation

SectionDescription
ProvisioningDemonstrates how to automatically provision the Data Source.
VariablesDemonstrates how to use variables.
PanelsDemonstrates how to use data source with panels.
Release NotesStay up to date with the latest features and updates.

Feedback

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  • Ask a question, request a new feature, and file a bug with GitHub issues.
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License

Apache License Version 2.0, see LICENSE.