Chart version: 1.5.0
Api version: v1
App version: 0.6.0
Stackdriver exporter for Prometheus
Chart Type
Set me up:
helm repo add center
Install Chart:
helm install prometheus-stackdriver-exporter center/prometheus-community/prometheus-stackdriver-exporter
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Stackdriver Exporter

Prometheus exporter for Stackdriver, allowing for Google Cloud metrics. You must have appropriate IAM permissions for this exporter to work. If you are passing in an IAM key then you must have:

  • monitoring.metricDescriptors.list
  • monitoring.timeSeries.list

These are contained within roles/monitoring.viewer. If you’re using legacy access scopes, then you must have

Learn more:

This chart creates a Stackdriver-Exporter deployment on a Kubernetes cluster using the Helm package manager.


  • Kubernetes 1.8+ with Beta APIs enabled

Get Repo Info

helm repo add prometheus-community
helm repo update

_See helm repo for command documentation._

Install Chart

# Helm 3
$ helm install [RELEASE_NAME] prometheus-community/prometheus-stackdriver-exporter --set stackdriver.projectId=google-project-name

# Helm 2
$ helm install --name [RELEASE_NAME] prometheus-community/prometheus-stackdriver-exporter --set stackdriver.projectId=google-project-name

The command deploys Stackdriver-Exporter on the Kubernetes cluster using the default configuration.

See configuration below.

_See helm install for command documentation._

Uninstall Chart

# Helm 3
$ helm uninstall [RELEASE_NAME]

# Helm 2
# helm delete --purge [RELEASE_NAME]

This removes all the Kubernetes components associated with the chart and deletes the release.

_See helm uninstall for command documentation._

Upgrading Chart

# Helm 3 or 2
$ helm upgrade [RELEASE_NAME] [CHART] --install

_See helm upgrade for command documentation._


See Customizing the Chart Before Installing. To see all configurable options with detailed comments, visit the chart’s values.yaml, or run these configuration commands:

# Helm 2
$ helm inspect values prometheus-community/prometheus-stackdriver-exporter

# Helm 3
$ helm show values prometheus-community/prometheus-stackdriver-exporter

Tip: You can use the default values.yaml, as long as you provide a value for stackdriver.projectId

Google Storage Metrics

In order to get metrics for GCS you need to ensure the metrics interval is > 24h. You can read more information about this in this bug report.

The easiest way to do this is to create two separate exporters with different prefixes and intervals, to ensure you gather all appropriate metrics.