Notes on Kubernetes-native ways to visualize IoT sensor data

Grafana dashboard showing sensor data (Image by author)

This post is a high level summary of the key moving parts in a Kubernetes based system running on Raspberry Pi’s that do the job of capturing IoT sensor data and funneling it all the way to Grafana dashboards in a pure cloud-native manner. My goal was to arrive at a workflow that would allow me to manage sensor workloads, such as environmental data capture, via Kubernetes manifests…