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Scaling Kubernetes Deployments with InfluxDB & Flux

This article was written by InfluxDB Community member and InfluxAce David McKay.  Eighteen hours ago, I was meeting with some colleagues to discuss our Kubernetes initiatives and grand plan for improving the integrations and support for InfluxDB running on Kubernetes. …

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Anais Dotis-Georgiou

Downsampling with InfluxDB v2.0

Downsampling is the process of aggregating high-resolution time series within windows of time and then storing the lower resolution aggregation to a new bucket. For example, imagine that you have an IoT application that monitors the temperature. Your temperature sensor …

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Anais Dotis-Georgiou

TL;DR InfluxDB Tech Tips; Creating Tokens with the InfluxDB API

Whether you’re using InfluxDB Cloud or InfluxDB OSS, the InfluxDB API provides a simple way to interact with your InfluxDB instance. The InfluxDB v2 API, the read and write portions are available with InfluxDB v1.8+, offers a unified approach to …

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Anais Dotis-Georgiou

TL;DR InfluxDB Tech Tips; Creating Buckets with the InfluxDB API

Whether you’re using InfluxDB Cloud or InfluxDB OSS, the InfluxDB API provides a simple way to interact with your InfluxDB instance. The InfluxDB v2 API offers a unified approach to querying, writing data to, and assessing the health of your …

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Al Sargent

Introducing the InfluxDB Template UI: Monitoring Made Simple

At InfluxData, we’re obsessed with time to awesome — how quickly can you start working productively with time series data? What can we do to make things better? InfluxDB Templates are a great example of this mindset. Back in April, …

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Anais Dotis-Georgiou

TL;DR InfluxDB Tech Tips – How to Extract Values, Visualize Scalars, and Perform Custom Aggregations with Flux and InfluxDB

In this post, we learn how to use the reduce(), findColumn(), and findRecord() Flux functions to perform custom aggregations with InfluxDB. This TL;DR assumes that you have either registered for an InfluxDB Cloud account – registering for a free account …

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Steven Soroka

Getting Started with Sending StatsD Metrics to Telegraf & InfluxDB

This tutorial will walk you through sending StatsD metrics to Telegraf. StatsD is a simple protocol for sending application metrics via UDP. These metrics can be sent to a Telegraf instance, where they are aggregated and periodically flushed to InfluxDB …

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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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