{"version":"https://jsonfeed.org/version/1.1","user_comment":"This feed allows you to read the posts from this site in any feed reader that supports the JSON Feed format. To add this feed to your reader, copy the following URL -- https://w2.influxdata.com/blog/feed/json -- and add it your reader.","home_page_url":"https://www.influxdata.com/blog/","feed_url":"https://www.influxdata.com","language":"en-US","title":"Blog \u0026#8211; InfluxData","description":"The Platform for Time-Series Data","icon":"https://www.influxdata.com/wp-content/uploads/cubo.svg","items":[{"url":"https://www.influxdata.com/blog/influxdb-shards-retention-policies","title":"Simplifying InfluxDB: Shards and Retention Policies","content_text":"I recently did a webinar on an Introduction to InfluxDB and Telegraf and in preparing for it, I came to the woeful realization that there are still a number of concepts about InfluxDB which remain quite mysterious to me. 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We prioritize server-side monitoring and collecting metrics on all our different databases, but often let tracking of...","date_published":"Tue, 20 Feb 2018 13:26:40 -0700","date_modified":"Tue, 20 Feb 2018 13:26:40 -0700","authors":[{"name":"Margo Schaedel","url":"https://www.influxdata.com/blog/author/margo-schaedel/","avatar":"//images.ctfassets.net/o7xu9whrs0u9/6rTT276KwZA2IV9Sod1BfG/29fb4ad17458faa2b8962830757895ee/Margo-Schaedel.jpg"}],"tags":["Chronograf","InfluxDB","Community","General","Tech Tips","Developer","DevOps","InfluxDB","InfluxData","Time Series Database","Timeseries","Data Analysis","Chronograf","Monitoring","Performance","Frontend","Metrics"],"author":{"name":"Margo Schaedel","url":"https://www.influxdata.com/blog/author/margo-schaedel/","avatar":"//images.ctfassets.net/o7xu9whrs0u9/6rTT276KwZA2IV9Sod1BfG/29fb4ad17458faa2b8962830757895ee/Margo-Schaedel.jpg"}},{"url":"https://www.influxdata.com/blog/visualizing-your-time-series-data-from-influxdb-with-rickshaw","title":"Visualizing Your Time Series Data from InfluxDB with Rickshaw","content_text":"Recently, we took a look at visualizing our time series data from InfluxDB using the graphing library\u0026nbsp;plotly.js (see post here), which offers over 20 different charting types, and packages everything so neatly that it is simple and easy for users to...","date_published":"Fri, 05 Jan 2018 14:21:46 -0700","date_modified":"Fri, 05 Jan 2018 14:21:46 -0700","authors":[{"name":"Margo Schaedel","url":"https://www.influxdata.com/blog/author/margo-schaedel/","avatar":"//images.ctfassets.net/o7xu9whrs0u9/6rTT276KwZA2IV9Sod1BfG/29fb4ad17458faa2b8962830757895ee/Margo-Schaedel.jpg"}],"tags":["InfluxData","InfluxDB","Community","Tech Tips","Developer","InfluxDB","InfluxData","Visualizations","Graphs","Timeseries","Telegraf","Rickshaw","D3 Js"],"author":{"name":"Margo Schaedel","url":"https://www.influxdata.com/blog/author/margo-schaedel/","avatar":"//images.ctfassets.net/o7xu9whrs0u9/6rTT276KwZA2IV9Sod1BfG/29fb4ad17458faa2b8962830757895ee/Margo-Schaedel.jpg"}},{"url":"https://www.influxdata.com/blog/twitter-chat-iot-data","title":"A Twitter Chat on IoT and Data","content_text":"Yesterday (that would be 12/14/2017) I participated in a live Twitter Chat hosted by @rackspace that they call #cloudchat. 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