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Paul Dix

One year of InfluxDB and the road to 1.0

I’m sitting in a Starbucks in Tokyo as I write this. I’m here because Shuhei Tanuma, a developer at GREE, has invited me to give a talk about our experiences developing InfluxDB in Golang at a GREE tech event. Shuhei …

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Paul Dix

Benchmarking LevelDB vs. RocksDB vs. HyperLevelDB vs. LMDB Performance for InfluxDB

Warning! Please note that this blog is over 1 year old, please review the latest on InfluxDB and product comparison For quite some time we’ve wanted to test the performance of different storage engines for our use case with InfluxDB. …

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Paul Dix

Free Trial for InfluxDB Hosting and Updated Documentation

Today we’re announcing managed hosting of InfluxDB and Grafana (the excellent open source dashboarding solution)! Plans start at just $39 per month for a single node and an extra $49 per month for each additional node. Each InfluxDB node has …

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Paul Dix

InfluxDB v0.5.0 ready for production

InfluxDB version 0.5.0 has been released and is ready for production! Well, ready for production depending on your comfort level. There are still issues and features we want to address. However, there are no known bugs that cause a crash …

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Paul Dix

InfluxDB v0.5.0-rc1 released with all new clustering and features

InfluxDB version 0.5.0-rc1 is out! This release adds significant improvements to clustering, eviction of old data, and 99.99th percentile write performance. We’ve also added a cool new feature to continuous queries and given the admin interface some love. The goal …

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Todd Persen

Building Custom Interfaces For InfluxDB

In addition to shipping with a basic admin interface, InfluxDB also allows you to create custom interfaces with a little bit of HTML and JavaScript and drop them into the admin interface as plugins. This makes it easy to build …

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Paul Dix

InfluxDB v0.4.0 – Breaking changes and tons of new features

InfluxDB has some new features, support for custom dashboards, and there are a bunch of new client libraries that have come out since we announced the project. Most importantly, we’re planning a release next week that changes something on the …

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Todd Persen

Visualizing Bitcoin Post Frequency on HN with InfluxDB and Rickshaw

Based on casual observation, the crowd at HackerNews seems to be totally obsessed with Bitcoin and it seems to be reaching a fever pitch. What better way to look at the HN Bitcoin obsession than with a visualization? In this …

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