Ignacio Van Droogenbroeck

Ignacio is a Solution Architect at InfluxData. Prior to joining InfluxData, he was a Technical Marketing Engineer at Portainer. He has more than 10 years of experience working with cloud technologies and 5 years of experience working with container technologies. Ignacio is an observability enthusiast, data, and automation fanatic and problem-solver. When he is not learning something new, he enjoys long-distance cycling.

Ignacio Van Droogenbroeck

Ignacio Van Droogenbroeck

Ignacio is a Solution Architect at InfluxData. Prior to joining InfluxData, he was a Technical Marketing Engineer at Portainer. He has more than 10 years of experience working with cloud technologies and 5 years of experience working with container technologies. Ignacio is an observability enthusiast, data, and automation fanatic and problem-solver. When he is not learning something new, he enjoys long-distance cycling.

Three Ways to Keep Cardinality Under Control When Using Telegraf

This article will show how we kept cardinality under control with a few tweaks in the Telegraf configuration. If you’re not yet familiar with it, Telegraf is the native and open-source plugin-driver metrics collection agent of InfluxDB. As you may …

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How to Control Crowds with Python, OpenCV and InfluxDB

As I mentioned a while ago, I am learning to develop in Python; it seems that it is a super easy language to interpret, and so far, I have not found a “no” when trying to do things with it. …

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Monitoring DigitalOcean Billing with InfluxDB

I’ve always had a good experience using DigitalOcean, a cloud infrastructure provider which offers developers cloud services that help deploy and scale applications that run simultaneously on multiple computers. I’ve used DigitalOcean a lot for my personal projects — for …

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HAProxy Monitoring (the InfluxDB Way)

My personal experience with HAProxy dates back to my work with a previous company, where we used HAProxy to do load balancing between pairs of servers with specific roles. Those servers are the core of the major payment gateway in …

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Automating SSL Certificate Expiration Monitoring

In my previous work experience, monitoring certificate validation was critical to our team. These certificates were used to sign commercial transactions between the payment gateway (us) and other providers. That check was manual and depended on the calendar of one …

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Why I Joined InfluxData – Ignacio Van Droogenbroeck

A few things pop up in my head to quickly answer why I joined this company, and I want to share them with you. People & values “People” is the first thing that comes to mind when I ask myself …

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Monitoring COVID-19 in South America with InfluxDB

Monitoring COVID-19 metrics has become essential as the Coronavirus pandemic continues to impact countries across the globe. Mitigating virus impact and spread requires ongoing tracking of metrics such as cases and fatalities. This is what the InfluxDB COVID-19 Monitoring Template …

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