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TL;DR InfluxDB Tech Tips: Optimizations to aggregateWindow()

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If you’re an InfluxDB user you’ve almost certainly used the aggregateWindow() function. The aggregateWindow() function calculates an aggregated value by applying a mean, sum, or any other aggregate function to fixed windows of time. It’s most commonly used to downsample …

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Telegraf 1.22.4 released with updates to Couchbase, Azure, Statsd, and Wavefront plugins

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This new maintenance release for Telegraf is available now. Telegraf 1.22.4 — Release Notes Agent Telegraf service now waits for network up in systemd packaging. Input plugin updates Couchbase Input The plugin no longer assumes bucket stat metrics will all …

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InfluxDB and Elementary School Science Fairs

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I’m a proud father of an incredibly smart, talented, kind, and just all-around great 9 year-old daughter. Since she first learned to talk, she has been a “questioner,” curious about the world around her and how everything connects (you know, …

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TL;DR InfluxDB Tech Tips: Handling JSON Objects and Mapping Through Arrays

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There are multiple ways to use Flux to bring in data from a variety of different sources including  SQL databases, other InfluxDB Cloud Accounts, Annotated CSV from a URL, and JSON.  However, previously you could only manually construct tables from …

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InfluxData to Present, Sponsor and Exhibit at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2022

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Silver sponsor and one of the world’s largest Kubernetes users to share expertise on scaling Kubernetes with effective disaster recovery processes SAN FRANCISCO, May 11, 2022 – InfluxData, creator of the leading time series platform InfluxDB, today announced it will …

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Why I Joined InfluxData – Susannah Brodnitz

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Going from oceanographic research to working in marketing at InfluxData is a big transition, but it’s one I’m excited about. For the last couple of years, I’ve been working as a research assistant, studying ocean salinity, helping process data collected …

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See You at KubeCon EU 2022

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Get ready for KubeCon EU 2022 as InfluxData gears up to attend the event at the Feria Valencia, May 18-20. Visit our team at booth G6 (#S46) to learn more about Kubernetes, InfluxDB, and application development. We’d love to hear …

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Python MQTT Tutorial: Store IoT Metrics with InfluxDB

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This article was written by Alexandre Couëdelo and was first published in The New Stack. Scroll down for the author’s bio and photo. MQTT is a standard messaging protocol used for the Internet of Things (IoT) because it requires minimal resources and can …

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Telegraf 1.22.3 released with Security updates for Go

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This new maintenance release for Telegraf is available now. Telegraf 1.22.3 — Release Notes Build We updated to Go 1.18.1 to address a security fix for CVE-2022-24675 Input plugin updates GNMI Input The GNMI input plugin now uses the external …

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Telegraf 1.22.2 includes improvements for inputs and telemetry

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This new maintenance release for Telegraf is available now. Telegraf 1.22.2 — Release Notes Agent Zero outputs available with -test-wait flag Build Makefile now works on Windows Input plugin updates Aerospike Input We fixed a statistic query bug where the aerospike …

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