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Part of my job here at InfluxData is to keep my eye on the community, answer questions, and...","date_published":"Fri, 03 Nov 2017 12:25:29 -0700","date_modified":"Fri, 03 Nov 2017 12:25:29 -0700","authors":[{"name":"David G. Simmons","url":"https://www.influxdata.com/blog/author/davidgsimmons/","avatar":"//images.ctfassets.net/o7xu9whrs0u9/7MTYwwD4JykKftZ7ngcMqd/60504262e2f8e88229073dae0621c3a7/David-Simmons.jpg"}],"tags":["InfluxDB","InfluxDB Cloud","Developer"],"author":{"name":"David G. Simmons","url":"https://www.influxdata.com/blog/author/davidgsimmons/","avatar":"//images.ctfassets.net/o7xu9whrs0u9/7MTYwwD4JykKftZ7ngcMqd/60504262e2f8e88229073dae0621c3a7/David-Simmons.jpg"}},{"url":"https://www.influxdata.com/blog/zero-awesome-in-5-minutes","title":"Go from Zero to Awesome in 5 Minutes or Less","content_text":"We here at InfluxData have a thing about Time to Awesome. So much so that we Trademarked it. No, seriously, we did. And we mean it. So let’s go from Zero to Awesome! We are singularly focused on reducing the Time...","date_published":"Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:04:49 -0700","date_modified":"Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:04:49 -0700","authors":[{"name":"David G. Simmons","url":"https://www.influxdata.com/blog/author/davidgsimmons/","avatar":"//images.ctfassets.net/o7xu9whrs0u9/7MTYwwD4JykKftZ7ngcMqd/60504262e2f8e88229073dae0621c3a7/David-Simmons.jpg"}],"tags":["InfluxData","InfluxDB","Tech Tips","Developer"],"author":{"name":"David G. Simmons","url":"https://www.influxdata.com/blog/author/davidgsimmons/","avatar":"//images.ctfassets.net/o7xu9whrs0u9/7MTYwwD4JykKftZ7ngcMqd/60504262e2f8e88229073dae0621c3a7/David-Simmons.jpg"}},{"url":"https://www.influxdata.com/blog/thingmonk-iot-insights","title":"ThingMonk 2017: Insight and Learning on IoT","content_text":"Back in September, I attended the ThingMonk Conference in London. Here is a brief overview of what I learned and some of the insight I gleaned from the conference. The ThingMonk 2017 videos are starting to drop if you want to...","date_published":"Fri, 20 Oct 2017 09:06:53 -0700","date_modified":"Fri, 20 Oct 2017 09:06:53 -0700","authors":[{"name":"David G. Simmons","url":"https://www.influxdata.com/blog/author/davidgsimmons/","avatar":"//images.ctfassets.net/o7xu9whrs0u9/7MTYwwD4JykKftZ7ngcMqd/60504262e2f8e88229073dae0621c3a7/David-Simmons.jpg"}],"tags":["InfluxData","General","IoT"],"author":{"name":"David G. Simmons","url":"https://www.influxdata.com/blog/author/davidgsimmons/","avatar":"//images.ctfassets.net/o7xu9whrs0u9/7MTYwwD4JykKftZ7ngcMqd/60504262e2f8e88229073dae0621c3a7/David-Simmons.jpg"}},{"url":"https://www.influxdata.com/blog/using-external-data-sources-enhance-iot-data","title":"Using External Data Sources to Enhance Your IoT Data","content_text":"I write a lot about IoT data, and what to do with it. (Hint: Store it in InfluxDB, of course!) But there’s more to making your IoT data useful than just storing it, analyzing it, and visualizing itwhich is so far...","date_published":"Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:18:57 -0700","date_modified":"Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:18:57 -0700","authors":[{"name":"David G. Simmons","url":"https://www.influxdata.com/blog/author/davidgsimmons/","avatar":"//images.ctfassets.net/o7xu9whrs0u9/7MTYwwD4JykKftZ7ngcMqd/60504262e2f8e88229073dae0621c3a7/David-Simmons.jpg"}],"tags":["InfluxDB","IoT","Developer"],"author":{"name":"David G. Simmons","url":"https://www.influxdata.com/blog/author/davidgsimmons/","avatar":"//images.ctfassets.net/o7xu9whrs0u9/7MTYwwD4JykKftZ7ngcMqd/60504262e2f8e88229073dae0621c3a7/David-Simmons.jpg"}}]}