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I’ll highlight some of the details from my talk, but first I’d like to point to some work that Julius Volz, one...","date_published":"Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:53:43 -0700","date_modified":"Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:53:43 -0700","authors":[{"name":"Paul Dix","url":"https://www.influxdata.com/blog/author/pauld/","avatar":"//images.ctfassets.net/o7xu9whrs0u9/1Z3z96nBggVsudZXyWTqFI/d58f23d9ec805fa67f94b346c2ecd6e0/Paul-Dix.jpg"}],"tags":["InfluxDB","Community","Developer"],"author":{"name":"Paul Dix","url":"https://www.influxdata.com/blog/author/pauld/","avatar":"//images.ctfassets.net/o7xu9whrs0u9/1Z3z96nBggVsudZXyWTqFI/d58f23d9ec805fa67f94b346c2ecd6e0/Paul-Dix.jpg"}},{"url":"https://www.influxdata.com/blog/path-1-billion-time-series-influxdb-high-cardinality-indexing-ready-testing","title":"Path to 1 Billion Time Series: InfluxDB High Cardinality Indexing Ready for Testing","content_text":"One of the long-standing requests we’ve had for InfluxDB is to support a large number of time series. 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This release of the stack brings some...","date_published":"Tue, 24 Jan 2017 04:00:42 -0700","date_modified":"Tue, 24 Jan 2017 04:00:42 -0700","authors":[{"name":"Paul Dix","url":"https://www.influxdata.com/blog/author/pauld/","avatar":"//images.ctfassets.net/o7xu9whrs0u9/1Z3z96nBggVsudZXyWTqFI/d58f23d9ec805fa67f94b346c2ecd6e0/Paul-Dix.jpg"}],"tags":["Newsroom","Press Releases"],"author":{"name":"Paul Dix","url":"https://www.influxdata.com/blog/author/pauld/","avatar":"//images.ctfassets.net/o7xu9whrs0u9/1Z3z96nBggVsudZXyWTqFI/d58f23d9ec805fa67f94b346c2ecd6e0/Paul-Dix.jpg"}}]}