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Announcing Telegraf 0.2.1 with Support for Writing UDP to InfluxDB and Multiple Outputs of the Same Type

Release Notes UDP InfluxDB output now supported Telegraf will now compile on FreeBSD Users can now specify outputs as lists, allowing multiple outputs of the same type. Telegraf will no longer use docker-compose for “long” unit test, it has been …

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Todd Persen

Deploying InfluxDB with Ansible

Today we will cover how to deploy and configure an instance of the time series database InfluxDB using Ansible. Why Ansible? Out of all of the configuration management tools out there, why use Ansible? The answer, at least for me, …

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Paul Dix

Announcing InfluxDB 0.9.5-rc2

Today we’re releasing InfluxDB v0.9.5-rc2. For the last 4 weeks, we were blocking this release based on finishing our work on the new Time Structured Merge Tree storage engine. While the work on TSM isn’t completed yet (and thus not …

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Under the hood with Continuous Queries – Part II

In InfluxDB, continuous queries allow you to pre-compute and store query results so that they are ready when you need them, without overloading your database. In the first part of this series, we covered the basics of continuous queries, and …

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Announcing Telegraf 0.2.0 with StatsD, MQTT, and Improved Scalability

We are excited to announce that Telegraf 0.2.0, InfluxDB’s native, open source data collecting agent, is now available! What’s New PR #205: Include per-db redis keyspace info PR #241: MQTT Output. thanks @shirou! PR #240: procstat plugin, thanks @ranjib! PR …

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Todd Persen

Continuous Queries in InfluxDB – Part I

Warning! Please note that this blog is over 1 year old, please review the latest on InfluxDB and read the InfluxDB documentation on continuous queries. Queries returning aggregate, summary, and computed data are frequently used in application development. For example, …

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Testing InfluxDB Storage Engines

When you decide to build a database, you set yourself a particular software engineering challenge. As infrastructure software it must work. If people are going to rely on your system for reliably storing their data, you need to be sure …

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Paul Dix

The New InfluxDB Storage Engine: Time Structured Merge Tree

Warning! Please note that this blog is over 1 year old, please review the latest on InfluxDB and read the InfluxDB documentation. For more than a year we’ve been talking about potentially making a storage engine purpose-built for our use …

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Todd Persen

Announcing Chronograf 0.2.0 with Embedded Graphs, Custom Time Ranges, and More!

The first release of Chronograf happened just under 3 months ago, and we’re proud to announce today that we’re releasing a new version, v0.2.0. The Chronograf team has done a ton of work since that first release, with the goal …

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Todd Persen

Scaling Graphite with Go Using graphite-ng or InfluxDB

If you’ve watched Coda Hale’s popular Metrics, Metrics Everywhere video, you know that one of the main takeaways of his talk is that data helps you to make better decisions, and data must be measured, to be effectively managed. Data, …

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