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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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Anais Dotis-Georgiou

BIRCH for Anomaly Detection with InfluxDB

In this tutorial, we’ll use the BIRCH (balanced iterative reducing and clustering using hierarchies) algorithm from scikit-learn with the ADTK (Anomaly Detection Tool Kit) package to detect anomalous CPU behavior. We’ll use the InfluxDB 2.0 Python Client to query our …

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Anais Dotis-Georgiou

Anomaly Detection with Median Absolute Deviation

When you want to spot containers, virtual machines (VMs), servers, or sensors that are behaving differently from others, you can use the Median Absolute Deviation (MAD) algorithm to identify when a time series is “deviating from the pack”. In this …

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Community

Community Highlight: How Supralog Built an Online Incremental Machine Learning Pipeline with InfluxDB OSS for Capacity Planning

This article was written by Gregory Scafarto, Data Scientist intern at Supralog, in collaboration with InfluxData’s DevRel Anais Dotis-Georgiou. At InfluxData, we pride ourselves on our awesome InfluxDB Community. We’re grateful for all of your contributions and feedback. Whether it’s …

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Nate Isley

How to Expand Data Collection for InfluxDB with CloudFormation Templates

In a previous post, I demonstrated how to call InfluxDB APIs from AWS Lambda, but the setup is fairly manual and the results are not portable. Ideally, we as a community can expand and share ways to collect and process …

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Anais Dotis-Georgiou

Contributing Third Party Flux Packages: A Discord Endpoint Flux Function

Are you currently using Flux with InfluxDB? Have you written a great Flux function that would be useful to the community? If the answers to these questions are “Yes!”, then I encourage you to contribute your awesome work to Flux, …

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