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3. Deploying Grafana Locally

Ronald McCollam1  
Somerville, MA, USA

Grafana is intentionally built to be both self-contained and portable. This means that it runs with few external dependencies (additional libraries or software packages that are not already part of most operating systems) and that it can run on a wide variety of hardware and operating system platforms.

This is great news if you’re looking to run Grafana on your own, as this means that you don’t need to buy special hardware or install a specific version of an operating system that you might not be familiar ...

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