Plugins may be updated as needed. If upgrading plugins, make sure to check the vendor's documentation for any known incompatibilities. Furthermore, users should monitor activity on the Grafana / Graphite mailing lists, since there may be other issues discovered by the community.
Upgrade Node and Package Management
After upgrading to Node 8.x or later, be sure to upgrade your package management installers, namely npm and Yarn.
Check the Graphite status page
The Graphite status page has been updated to show current issues and known incompatibilities. The developers are also updating the Grafana / Graphite documentation with this information.