Steampipe Dashboards make cloud dashboards an easy job. Dashboards are always crucial for giving a centralized view of all cloud resources to cloud admins for easy management and real-time visibility.
Here are some of the key things that Steampipe dashboards do:
- Display data: Steampipe dashboards allow users to visualize data from various cloud providers and services in a single place. This makes it easier to get a comprehensive view of your infrastructure and applications.
- Monitor performance: Steampipe dashboards provide real-time monitoring of your cloud resources, so you can quickly identify and address issues as they arise.
- Analyze data: Steampipe dashboards allow users to perform advanced data analysis, such as aggregating and filtering data to gain insights into resource usage and application performance.
- Track compliance: Steampipe dashboards provide visibility into compliance metrics, such as security and governance, allowing you to track and report on compliance across multiple cloud providers and services.
- Customize views: Steampipe dashboards allow users to customize their views to suit their specific needs. This includes filtering data, creating custom charts and graphs, and setting up alerts.
In this blog post today, we will see how to download and run steampipe dashboards and what are various steampipe dashboards
Download and Run Steampipe Dashboards
Before we start, you should already have steampipe installed and running. If not please go through this blog post here, where I have explained how to get started with steampipe.
Let us first download the steampipe dashboards library using the below command:
git clone https://github.com/turbot/steampipe-mod-aws-insights.git
Now let us start the Steampipe Dashboards server.
cd steampipe-mod-aws-insights steampipe dashboard
Now we have a running Steampipe Dashboards server which we can navigate through this URL http://localhost:9194/
Various Steampipe Dashboards
There are a lot of resources supported for dashboards.
Account Report Dashboard
If somebody is using AWS Organizations, it gives a centralized view of all the accounts contained within AWS Organization.
VPC Dashboard shows all the VPCs created within each cloud account and various other details. But if we see there are some access denied errors on the page, because I had created a read-only user for steampipe so some of the functionality may not be accessible with read-only permission.
EC2 Instance Dashboard and Instance Details
EBS Volume Detail
If I click only volume id on the EC2 instance details page, I will get navigated
Overall, Steampipe dashboards provide a powerful way to monitor, analyze, and optimize your cloud infrastructure and applications, with the flexibility to customize views and track compliance across multiple cloud providers and services. Official Docs can be found here.