Publication: DZone (Database Zone)
Title: Monitoring Cryptocurrency With InfluxDB and Telegraf
Author: Russ Savage
Abstract: This DZone article by InfluxData Product Manager Russ Savage shows how to build a custom service input plugin for Telegraf to keep track of the evolving world of cryptocurrency. The plugin monitors keywords from a Twitter live stream and sends them to InfluxDB. Savage walks the reader through all the steps, from setting Up InfluxDB and the TICK Stack to the developer environment setup and adding the input plugin package to Telegraf.