Josh Powers

Josh Powers is a Senior Engineer on the Telegraf team at InfluxData. He designs and develops the future of Telegraf, assists customers, and reviews community pull requests. Before he joined InfluxData, he worked on open source and Linux at Canonical and HP. Josh holds a Master of Science in Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Josh Powers

Josh Powers is a Senior Engineer on the Telegraf team at InfluxData. He designs and develops the future of Telegraf, assists customers, and reviews community pull requests. Before he joined InfluxData, he worked on open source and Linux at Canonical and HP. Josh holds a Master of Science in Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Plugin Spotlight: Exec & Execd

Telegraf comes included with over 200+ input plugins that collect metrics and events from a comprehensive list of sources. While these plugins cover a large number of use cases, Telegraf provides another mechanism to give users the power to meet …

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Docker: Run Telegraf as non-root

The Telegraf 1.20.3 release changed the official Telegraf DockerHub image to no longer run the Telegraf service as root. With this change, the Telegraf service runs with the least amount of privileges in the container to enhance security given the …

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InfluxDB Cloud and Telegraf for the Home Lab

Home labs are popular among technology enthusiasts. Often they are unmonitored and even the smallest home lab can benefit from monitoring. This post will show how getting started with an InfluxDB Cloud account and Telegraf can make this super easy! …

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Getting Started with Telegraf

Telegraf is a plugin-driven agent for collecting, processing, aggregating and writing metrics and events. Telegraf ships as a single binary with no external dependencies that runs with a minimal footprint and a plugin system that supports many popular services. Telegraf …

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