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Python Time Module: A How-To Guide

This post was written by Keshav Malik. Scroll down for the author’s bio. The Python time module is a powerful tool for working with times and dates in both simple and complex ways, allowing you to easily manipulate dates, format strings,...


How to Get the Current Date and Time in SQL

This article was written by Pius Aboyi. Scroll down for the author’s bio. SQL databases have several functions that reduce the complexity of working with date and time. Using these functions and a date and time type column, you can depend...


What Is eBPF? An Introductory Guide

This post was written by Suleiman Abubakar Sadeeq. Scroll down to view the author’s bio. It’s sometimes necessary to modify the core of an OS — for example, to create more flexibility or allow custom code to run on the OS....

Josh Powers

InfluxDB SQL Queries with Python

Recently InfluxData announced SQL support in InfluxDB Cloud, powered by IOx. Users can now use familiar SQL queries to explore and analyze their time series data. The SQL support was introduced along with the usage of Apache Arrow. Apache Arrow is...


Getting Started with Apache Kafka and InfluxDB

This article was written by Aykut Bulgu. Scroll down to view his bio and picture. The number of applications and services increases every day as more application architectures move towards microservices or serverless structures. You can process this increasing amount of...

Sean Brickley

Outer Joins in Flux

Joins are a common transformation in any query language, and as part of the effort to make Flux an increasingly valuable tool for our users, the engineers on InfluxData’s query team created, and continue to maintain, two separate join functions. And...


Introduction to Cloud Native

This article was written by Savan Kharod. Scroll down for the author’s bio and photo. User experience is the pinnacle of cloud technology. With cloud data centers handling 94 percent of all workloads, cloud optimization is vital. Users need fast, agile,...

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