InfluxDB v0.9.0 Release Plan

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Happy April 1st everyone! As you can see, March has come and gone and we haven’t yet released the official version of 0.9.0 of InfluxDB. Let’s call this our elaborate April fool’s joke. Seriously though, we’re very hard at work …

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InfluxDB v0.9.0-rc4 released, now with tags and more unicorns

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After months of hard work we’re very excited to announce the first early testing build of InfluxDB v0.9.0, 0.9.0-rc4 (latest here). There are some details on the 0.9.0 release in the changelog, but this deserves a much larger post. We’ve …

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Clustering, tags, and enhancements to come in 0.9.0

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We’ve been heads down working on InfluxDB v0.9.0 for a while and I’d like to update the community on what we’re working on and what the goals are for the upcoming release. It started out as a release to completely …

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One year of InfluxDB and the road to 1.0

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I’m sitting in a Starbucks in Tokyo as I write this. I’m here because Shuhei Tanuma, a developer at GREE, has invited me to give a talk about our experiences developing InfluxDB in Golang at a GREE tech event. Shuhei …

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Benchmarking LevelDB vs. RocksDB vs. HyperLevelDB vs. LMDB Performance for InfluxDB

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Warning! Please note that this blog is over 1 year old, please review the latest on InfluxDB and product comparison For quite some time we’ve wanted to test the performance of different storage engines for our use case with InfluxDB. …

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Free Trial for InfluxDB Hosting and Updated Documentation

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Today we’re announcing managed hosting of InfluxDB and Grafana (the excellent open source dashboarding solution)! Plans start at just $39 per month for a single node and an extra $49 per month for each additional node. Each InfluxDB node has …

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Java is the COBOL of my generation and Go is its successor (and other reflections after GopherCon)

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Last week I attended GopherCon in Denver, the first ever Golang conference. There were fantastic talks on Go and various projects, but for me the most exciting thing about the conference was meeting enthusiastic people in this nascent developer community. …

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InfluxDB v0.5.0 ready for production

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InfluxDB version 0.5.0 has been released and is ready for production! Well, ready for production depending on your comfort level. There are still issues and features we want to address. However, there are no known bugs that cause a crash …

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InfluxDB v0.5.0-rc1 released with all new clustering and features

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InfluxDB version 0.5.0-rc1 is out! This release adds significant improvements to clustering, eviction of old data, and 99.99th percentile write performance. We’ve also added a cool new feature to continuous queries and given the admin interface some love. The goal …

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Building Custom Interfaces For InfluxDB

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In addition to shipping with a basic admin interface, InfluxDB also allows you to create custom interfaces with a little bit of HTML and JavaScript and drop them into the admin interface as plugins. This makes it easy to build …

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