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Al Sargent

Datadog vs. InfluxDB

If you’re responsible for monitoring, chances are you’ve heard of Datadog. Like InfluxDB, Datadog is a monitoring platform for cloud applications, bringing together data from containers, servers, databases and third-party services. InfluxData and Datadog approach monitoring from different starting points. InfluxDB...


May the 4th Be With You!

This post was written by InfluxAce Nikki Cornell A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away the phrase “May the Force be with you” originated to wish those good luck before parting ways, oftentimes before a journey or battle....

Russ Savage

Release Announcement: Chronograf 1.8.4

A new maintenance release for Chronograf is now available. Chronograf 1.8.4 - Release Notes This maintenance release of Chronograf includes the following fixes: Resolves an issue that was causing OAuth logins to fail under certain conditions. Fixes the expiration time of...


Computing | Cutting fleet car costs with telemetry

Publication: Computing Title: Cutting fleet car costs with telemetry Author: John Leonard Abstract: In this Computing article, John Leonard discusses the usage of telemetry to gain visibility into fleet vehicle usage, citing the example of WayKonect a startup acquired by French oil...

Samantha Wang

Release Announcement: Telegraf 1.14.2

A new maintenance release for Telegraf is available now. Telegraf 1.14.2  release notes This maintenance release of Telegraf includes improvements to the following plugins: SQL Server Input (sqlserver) Trimmed the whitespace from the instance tag in SQL Server input AWS Cloudwatch Input (cloudwatch) The...

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