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Latest Telegraf 1.22 release includes faster line protocol parsing, Varnish enhancements, and new Hashicorp plugins

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A new feature-bearing release for Telegraf is now available: Telegraf 1.22.0 — release notes The binaries for the latest Telegraf release can be found on our downloads page. Many thanks to the 40+ open source community members who contributed to …

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Security improvements now available in Kapacitor 1.6.4

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Kapacitor 1.6.4 — release notes Includes the following fixes and improvements: Security For those integrating Kapacitor with Kafka, we’ve added support for SASL-based security authentication. This is similar to the security provided by Telegraf for integrating with Kafka. We’ve deprecated …

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Building a Simple, Pure-Rust, Async Apache Kafka Client

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This article was originally published in The New Stack. For InfluxDB IOx, the future core of InfluxDB, we use Apache Kafka to sequence data: Up until now, we have relied on rust-rdkafka, which provides async binding for librdkafka, which in turn is written in C. So …

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Using InfluxDB as an IoT Edge Historian

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InfluxDB is increasingly being used in IoT solutions to store data from connected devices. Now it can also be used on IoT edge gateways as a data historian to analyze, visualize and eventually transmit aggregated IoT data up to a …

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InfluxData Named one of America’s Best Startup Employers by Forbes

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Time series leader recognized in the top 25% for employee satisfaction, employer reputation and hypergrowth SAN FRANCISCO, March 15, 2022 – InfluxData, creator of the leading time series platform InfluxDB, today announced it has been included on the Forbes list …

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Start with Python and InfluxDB

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This article was written by Pravin Rahul Banerjee and was originally published by The New Stack. Scroll down for the author’s photo and bio.  Although time series data can be stored in a MySQL or PostgreSQL database, that’s not particularly …

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Getting Started with C++ and InfluxDB

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This article was written by Pravin Kumar Sinha and was originally published by The New Stack. Scroll down for the author’s bio.  While relational database management systems (RDBMS) are efficient with storing tables, columns, and primary keys in a spreadsheet …

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Telegraf Release Candidates, Nightlies, & Test Artifacts

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Since 2016, the Telegraf project has released 22 minor releases, 48 release candidates, and 79 bug fix releases. Based on feedback from the community and a desire to improve the overall process, the Telegraf team will discontinue the creation of …

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Class is in Session – Announcing InfluxDB University

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At InfluxData, it’s no surprise that we are passionate about time series data. Our team is committed to helping our community understand its capabilities and sharing easier and more efficient ways of working with InfluxDB, Telegraf and Flux. Our end …

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InfluxData Launches InfluxDB University

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Live and on-demand trainings simplify application building for faster Time to Awesome™ SAN FRANCISCO – March 9, 2022 – InfluxData, creator of the leading time series platform InfluxDB, today announced the launch of InfluxDB University (InfluxDB U), an online education …

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