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Adam Silverman

Track Fortnite Player Performance with InfluxDB, Telegraf and Python

Although I’m not much of a gamer, ever since my middle-school-aged son introduced me to the online game Fortnite, I’ve been having a blast as I improve my skills week by week. It turns out I’m not alone as my …

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Anais Dotis-Georgiou

Getting Started: Writing Data to InfluxDB

This is a beginner’s tutorial for how to write static data in batches to InfluxDB 2.0 using these three methods: Uploading data via the InfluxDB UI Importing directly into InfluxDB Using Telegraf and the Tail plugin Before beginning, make sure …

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Anais Dotis-Georgiou

Getting Started: Streaming Data into InfluxDB

This is Part Two of Getting Started Tutorials for InfluxDB v2. If you’re new to InfluxDB v2, I recommend first learning about different methods for writing static data in batches to InfluxDB v2 in Part One of this Getting Started …

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Russ Savage

Release Announcement: InfluxDB 2.0.0 Beta 16

A new release of InfluxDB 2.0 Beta is available now. We will be shipping regular updates as we add new features and fix issues. Please keep in mind that these beta builds are not meant for testing performance or production …

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Anais Dotis-Georgiou

TL;DR Tech Tips – Using Tasks and Checks for Monitoring with InfluxDB

In this post, we learn how to use tasks in combination with checks for monitoring with InfluxDB. Q: What is the monitoring workflow for InfluxDB? A: According to the documentation, the monitoring workflow involves the following steps: A check in …

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Anais Dotis-Georgiou

TL;DR Tech Tips – How to Monitor States with InfluxDB

In this post, we learn about monitoring states with InfluxDB. This TL;DR assumes that you already know how to create a check. If you are new to checks, please read this “TL;DR – Using Tasks and Checks for Monitoring with …

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Caitlin Croft

How InfluxDB Helps Retail Organizations Prepare for the Cyber Five Weekend

The five-day period from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday is known as the Cyber Five Weekend (also known as Cyber 5). Forbes estimates that people spent $3.7 billion on Thanksgiving Day in 2018. They approximate that over 165 million people shopped …

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Caitlin Croft

Community Highlight: How InfluxDB Enables IoT Monitoring of Gas Station Tanks

I recently spoke with Alex Skrivseth, the Operations Manager at The Shed App, and discovered how he’s using InfluxDB to monitor the current levels of gas and diesel at various gas stations. Simply by extracting IoT sensor data, he has …

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Caitlin Croft

How Playtech Fixed Metrics Over-Collection with Observability

According to Forbes, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created every day. Data volumes have grown exponentially in recent years due to the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) and sensors. The majority of data collected has been collected in …

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Sean Brickley

Tracking the International Space Station Using InfluxDB

When I started my internship here at InfluxData, I was told that, in addition to my day-to-day work, I could start a personal side-project to work on throughout the summer – something that would help me get acquainted with the …

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