Cassandra is a highly scalable and distributed NoSQL database, renowned for its exceptional performance in handling large amounts of data across multiple data centers and cloud environments. It is designed to manage massive amounts of data with no single point of failure, ensuring high availability and resilience.

Cassandra's ability to handle large-scale, distributed data makes it a popular choice for applications that require robust scalability and fault tolerance. Its decentralized nature allows for linear scalability, meaning that as more nodes are added, its capacity and performance increase proportionally. This feature is particularly beneficial for cloud-native applications and services, where flexibility and scalability are paramount.

Integrating Cassandra with groundcover

To start accessing granular insights, just follow these 2 super easy steps:

Step 1: Enable Custom Metrics

Follow our quick guide on how to enable scraping custom metrics on groundcover.

Step 2: Import dashboard using Grafana ID

In the groundcover platform, go to Dashboards -> New -> Import.

In the box titled "Import via", enter one of the following dashboard IDs, then click "Load".

IDNameDescriptionMore Info



This Dashboard version is made for Cassandra running on top of Kubernetes.



Monitoring Cassandra with Prometheus using JXM exporter


Cassandra detail

Display detail information about cassandra node with OS metrics (cpu / memory / disk / network) Cassandra metrics JVM metrics



This dashboard shows a set of graphs to monitor the operations of Apache Cassandra clusters. It should be compatible with most versions, except perhaps the “Repair Ratio” graph that only works in recent ones.


Cassandra Dashboard

Cassandra Dashboard with Prometheus and jmx_exporter

Note: The dashboards above are the 5 most downloaded Cassandra dashboards on Grafana's website, and are listed by number of downloads. More dashboards are available on their website and the steps to add them is the same. Visit this page for the full list of Cassandra dashboards.

That's it!

You can now see the imported dashboard in your list of Dashboards and start using it immediately.

You can repeat this action to load as many of these dashboards as you like.

If you import more than one of these dashboards, you may find it useful to create a Cassandra Dashboards Folder in groundcover.

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