Class is in Session: Unleashing the Power of InfluxDB 3.0 with the New Essentials Course

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We just released our new InfluxDB 3.0 Essentials Course, which aims to equip developers and database enthusiasts with the knowledge and skills necessary to get started with the latest version of InfluxDB. The foundation for InfluxDB 3.0 is InfluxDB IOx, which introduces a new storage and query engine built on top of Apache Arrow, Rust, and other modern technologies, and is quite the upgrade. The course offers a comprehensive introduction to InfluxDB, including how to set up your database, how to ingest and visualize data, and some best practices for schema design. Here’s an overview of the course modules to help you get a sense of what to expect.

Module 1: Getting Started with InfluxDB

In this module, you’ll be introduced to the basics of InfluxDB 3.0. You’ll learn about the InfluxDB 3.0 data model and line protocol, which are essential for understanding how to interact with the database.

The module also covers data ingestion and how to write data to InfluxDB. The focus is on best practices for schema design, ensuring that you get the most out of your database and avoid common pitfalls.

Module 2: Querying & Visualizing Data in InfluxDB

The second module dives into analyzing and querying data in InfluxDB. You’ll learn the SQL language syntax, basic SQL queries, and how to group and aggregate data using SQL. The module also covers more advanced topics, such as SQL subqueries and joins, to help you make the most of your data analysis.

To bring your data to life, the module teaches you how to visualize it using various dashboard solutions. You’ll learn how to set up a dashboard and create a downsampling task with Arrow Flight SQL, which is a critical step for managing large volumes of data.

Why take the InfluxDB 3.0 Essentials course?

The InfluxDB 3.0 Essentials Course is a valuable resource for anyone looking to harness the power of the latest version of InfluxDB. Whether you’re new to InfluxDB or a seasoned user, this course offers a comprehensive introduction to the core concepts and features of the platform, as well as practical tips and best practices to optimize your experience.

By taking this course, you’ll be better equipped to:

  1. Set up and configure InfluxDB, including the CLI.

  2. Understand the InfluxDB data model and line protocol.

  3. Ingest data and write it to InfluxDB efficiently.

  4. Query and analyze data using SQL, including advanced techniques such as subqueries and joins.

  5. Visualize data and create dashboards for easier interpretation and sharing.

How to enroll

The InfluxDB 3.0 Essentials Course is an excellent opportunity to build your expertise in the latest version of this powerful time series database. With its comprehensive coverage of essential topics and practical examples, you’ll be well-prepared to make the most of InfluxDB in your projects. Enroll in the course now to earn your InfluxDB U credential and start your journey towards becoming an InfluxDB expert.