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Release Announcement: InfluxDB OSS 2.1.0

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A new feature-bearing release for InfluxDB OSS is available now. We’ve been busy bringing the latest improvements to this release. Some of these have been available within InfluxDB Cloud, and now we are pleased to offer them within the open …

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InfluxData Community Awards Announced at InfluxDays North America 2021

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We’ve just wrapped up InfluxDays North America 2021 as a virtual experience. Throughout the event, we got to hang out with our community and our engineers shared insights into their work and #InfluxDB best practices. InfluxDB users shared their expertise …

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InfluxData is Heading to AWS re:Invent

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At the end of November, the InfluxData team will be hitting the road again for AWS re:Invent. We’re so excited to close out the year in Las Vegas with our community. We hope you’ll stop by and say hello to …

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Docker: Run Telegraf as non-root

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The Telegraf 1.20.3 release changed the official Telegraf DockerHub image to no longer run the Telegraf service as root. With this change, the Telegraf service runs with the least amount of privileges in the container to enhance security given the …

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How to Get Started with JavaScript and InfluxDB

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This article was written by Nicolas Bohorquez and was originally published in The New Stack. Scroll below for the author’s picture and bio. Telegraf is the preferred way to collect data for InfluxDB. Though in some use cases, client libraries are better, …

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How to Parse JSON with Telegraf into InfluxDB Cloud

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In Telegraf 1.19 we released a new JSON parser (json_v2). The original parser suffered from an inflexible configuration, and there were a handful of pretty common cases where data could not be parsed. While a lot of edge cases for …

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Time Zones in Flux

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As a language for processing time series data, Flux has an important role in how we understand that data. As we create and process data, we do it for ourselves and others. The concept of time and how we as …

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Why I Joined InfluxData – Will Wilbrink

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Hello, my name is Will Wilbrink, and I’ve joined InfluxData as a Technical Support Engineer. I’ve spent the vast majority of my working life in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) as a developer and consultant. GIS helps people in their daily …

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Release Announcement: Telegraf 1.20.3

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A new maintenance release for Telegraf is available now. Telegraf 1.20.3 — Release Notes This maintenance release of Telegraf includes the following improvements: Security updates IPMI Sensor Input Passwords will not be stored in log files and now display REDACTED text …

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InfluxData Announces Winners of its Second Annual Community Awards Recognizing Outstanding Contributors

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SAN FRANCISCO, October 28, 2021 – InfluxData, creator of the leading time series platform InfluxDB, today announced the winners of its second annual InfluxData Community Awards, which recognize outstanding contributions to InfluxData open source projects over the past year. Nominations …

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