Al Sargent

Al Sargent leads product marketing at InfluxData. Previously he co-founded cloud computing pioneer Sauce Labs, and has led product teams at New Relic, VMware, Pivotal and other cloud software companies.

Al Sargent

Al Sargent

Al Sargent leads product marketing at InfluxData. Previously he co-founded cloud computing pioneer Sauce Labs, and has led product teams at New Relic, VMware, Pivotal and other cloud software companies.

InfluxDB Cloud Now on Azure East US

We’re pleased to announce that InfluxDB Cloud is now on Azure East US, based in Virginia. With this expansion, our time series data platform is now on Microsoft Azure on two continents — Europe and North America — and runs …

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Putting You in Control of Your InfluxDB Cloud Spend

We recently changed the pricing of InfluxDB Cloud to let you control your cloud database spend so you spend only as much as you need to run your software and systems — with no wasted budget. If you just want …

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How to Use Starlark with Telegraf

Our Telegraf Starlark Processor Plugin is an exciting new processor in Telegraf 1.15 that gives you the flexibility of performing various operations in Telegraf using the Starlark language. What is Starlark, you ask? Starlark (formerly known as Skylark) is a …

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InfluxDB Cloud Now on All Major Cloud Platforms: Azure, AWS and Google

Today, InfluxDB Cloud is generally available on Microsoft Azure. Now you have the freedom to run the leading time series database on whichever you prefer: Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud or AWS. If you’re a Microsoft Azure customer, InfluxDB Cloud provides …

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How to Build Grafana Dashboards with InfluxDB, Flux and InfluxQL

We’re excited about today’s release of Grafana 7.1, which extends Grafana’s built-in InfluxDB datasource to run queries in both the Flux language and InfluxQL. This means it’s super easy to connect Grafana to InfluxDB — whether you use InfluxDB 1.8 …

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InfluxDB Cloud Now Beta on Azure

InfluxDB Cloud is now beta on Microsoft Azure and we’d like you to try it out so we can work to make sure it’s ready for general availability (GA). If you’re already familiar with InfluxDB, head over to cloud2.influxdata.com to …

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How to Run a Time Series Database on Azure

Today we’re pleased to announce the general availability of InfluxDB Enterprise on Microsoft’s Azure Marketplace. This brings the industry’s leading time series database to Azure Marketplace, which lets you: Instantly provision and deploy InfluxDB on any of 33 Azure regions …

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Datadog vs. InfluxDB

If you’re responsible for monitoring, chances are you’ve heard of Datadog. Like InfluxDB, Datadog is a monitoring platform for cloud applications, bringing together data from containers, servers, databases and third-party services. InfluxData and Datadog approach monitoring from different starting points. …

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InfluxDB Templates: Easily Share Your Monitoring Expertise

If you’re the resident expert in your company on a particular technology, you probably get asked a lot of questions about it: how to set it up, how to maintain it, how to monitor it. While it’s great to be …

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InfluxDB is Now Available in Google Cloud Marketplace

In February, we announced the general availability of InfluxDB on Google Cloud, as well as a rich set of integrations that allow you to use our time series data platform to monitor your Google Cloud services, store sensor data from …

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