InfluxDB Week in Review - January 18, 2016
By Jimmy Guerrero / Jan 18, 2016 / General
In this post we’ll recap the most interesting InfluxDB related content you may have missed in the last week or so.
Blogs, Videos, Articles, Docs and How-Tos
- InfluxData Announces Change in Executive Leadership
- My Renewed Focus - Paul Dix
- My Journey to InfluxData - Evan Kaplan
- Announcing InfluxDB v0.10 Beta with TSM Storage Engine Plus Backup & Restore
- Announcing Telegraf 0.10.0
- How to Send Sensu Events to InfluxDB
- Heka, InfluxDB and Grafana
- DB-Engines Ranks InfluxDB #1 Database
ChatID is an application that e-commerce websites can embed on their site to give customers the opportunity to chat with product experts on product pages. So, if you’re shopping for a Samsung TV on Walmart, you can chat directly with people at Samsung. ChatID is building a network of retailers and brands so that customers can chat with any brand. The brands offering chat can continue to use their existing chat systems because ChatID integrates with most chat providers, i.e. Olark, LivePerson, Salesforce, etc.
Newmax develops a product called Maxtrack. Maxtrack is aGPS tracking system for vehicles. They install GPS trackers in the cars and let their owners track them on a map and get reports on fuel, stops and mileage driven. They are currently helping more than 500 clients manage over 800 vehicles. InfluxDB has many features that made it an ideal choice for the Maxtrack system. First, they found InfluxDB to be fast and scalable. Their server receives millions of GPS data points from sensors every second, and InfluxDB handles the load load perfectly. Second, the SQL like query language makes it easy to retrieve data.
Jolt provides temperature monitoring hardware and cloud based services to restaurants and other similar businesses. InfluxDB has provided Jolt a scalable way to both read and write large amounts of data. Jolt found InfluxDB incredibly easy to setup and easy to use, creating a backend system for temperature data collection and display almost instantly. They also use InfluxDB to chart aggregate operations over large amounts of data very quickly.
- Jan 28 : SF InfluxDB Meetup - San Francisco, CA
- Feb 25: SF InfluxDB Meetup - San Francisco, CA
- Mar 24: Monitoring Love LA Meetup - Los Angeles
- Mar 31: SF InfluxDB Meetup - San Francisco, CA
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