InfluxDB Templates

How to Monitor Your Internet Speed with Telegraf & InfluxDB Cloud

Complaining about your crappy internet speed is a tale as old as time. Given the rapid shift for so many of us to work from home, our internet speed now affects us on a daily basis. Where in my house …

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Getting Started With the InfluxDB Template for NGINX Ingress Controller

Today, many of the internet’s busiest websites and applications rely on NGINX to run smoothly. And many of those websites and apps are run as cloud-native services in Kubernetes. In particular, the NGINX Ingress Controller is a best-in-class traffic management …

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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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Monitoring InfluxDB 2.0 in Production and at Scale

One of the great things about InfluxDB is that it is really easy to get up and running, and it doesn’t require much monitoring when you are dealing with datasets that fit well on your local dev machine. Once you …

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TL;DR InfluxDB Tech Tips — the Easiest Way to Use and Create InfluxDB Templates

If you didn’t already know, one of the perks of InfluxDB 2.0 is having access to templates. InfluxDB templates allow you to easily apply a variety of preconfigured resources including Telegraf configurations, buckets, dashboard, tasks, and alerts to your InfluxDB …

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How to Monitor Your Monitoring Solution with InfluxDB

This article was written by InfluxAce Nikki Cornell, a Software Engineer at Digits. In the real world, if your observability pipeline goes down, you may not receive vital alerts for the system that’s being monitored. To solve that problem, I …

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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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Fail2ban Monitoring with InfluxDB and Telegraf

This article was written by Robert Hajek, Development Lead at Bonitoo, a software consultancy based in Prague and an InfluxData Consulting Partner.  If you have a server open to the internet on Port 22 (the default port for SSH servers), …

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Trending Aggregate Values by Downsampling with InfluxDB

InfluxDB is great at capturing many kinds of metrics and allowing end users to aggregate those metrics to custom time groupings whether you’re watching IoT devices perform at 10-minute intervals, GitHub repositories issues close over weeks, or web performance metrics …

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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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