Getting Started

Onboard with Levitate, create your first Cluster, and start writing data.

What are the prerequisites for onboarding on Levitate?

Levitate takes under two minutes to sign-up and get started. After signing up, you can create a cluster, grab a remote write URL and plug it into your existing TSDB, and start sending data.

Give it a shot. Sign-up on Levitate.

Want a simple walkthrough? Here goes:

Step 1: Sign up on Levitate via your Google/Microsoft Business account at https://app.last9.io/product/levitate

Note that Levitate only allows work/business email accounts to sign up and using personal emails is not allowed.

Getting Started with Levitate

Getting started with Levitate

Step 2: Create your account

Step 3: Proceed to set up your cluster

Step 4: Provide details of the cluster you are creating

  • Region β†’ Asia/Mumbai(ap-south-1) OR Europe/Frankfurt(eu-west-1) OR North America/Virginia(us-east-2)
  • Cluster Name β†’ Identify your cluster with a name
  • Description β†’ Some additional info on what purpose this cluster serves
  • Append Labels β†’ Provide additional labels that will get appended to the metric data, making it easier to filter & query

Step 5: That's it! Your Levitate cluster is now live 😍

Levitate Cluster

Levitate Cluster

Step 6: Create a token to write to/read from your Levitate cluster

Create Write Token

Create Write Token

Create Token Form

Create Token Form

Copy the token

Copy the token

Copy the token and store it on your side. It will be used as a password while sending data to Levitate using Prometheus Remote Write or via AWS Cloudwatch Metrics Stream.

Step 7: Copy the Write Configuration and paste it to your Prometheus remote write config. Then, reload Prometheus to start sending data to your Levitate cluster.

Step 8: Refer to the adjacent read configuration and add it as a data source to the visualization tool of your choice.

If you want to use Grafana, you can also read our How to configure Grafana for Levitate guide.

And... You're done! 🟒


What’s Next