Release Announcement: Telegraf 1.16.0

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A new feature-bearing release for Telegraf is now available

The binaries for the latest open source release can be found on our downloads page.

Many thanks to the 60+ open source community members who contributed to this effort!

Key feature highlights from the release include:

  • Official packages now built with Go 1.15.
  • Removed deprecated RabbitMQ server health check from rabbitmq input plugin
  • Changed default InfluxDB port from 9999 to 8086 to match port change for InfluxDB OSS 2.0 release
  • Plugin names output in sorted list when Telegraf is run
  • Added JSON support in the Starlark processor

New Inputs

  1. InfluxDB v2 Listener Input Plugin (influxdb_v2_listener)
    • InfluxDB V2 Listener is a service input plugin that listens for requests sent according to the InfluxDB HTTP API. Contributed by @magichair
  2. Intel RDT Input Plugin (intel_rdt)
    • This input plugin collects information provided by monitoring features of the Intel Resource Director Technology (Intel RDT). Contributed by @p-zak
  3. NSD Input Plugin (nsd)
    • This plugin gathers stats from NSD – an authoritative DNS name server. Contributed by @gearnode
  4. OPC UA Input Plugin (opcua)
    • This input plugin retrieves data from OPC UA client devices. Contributed by @influxdata
  5. Proxmox Input Plugin (proxmox)
    • The Proxmox input plugin gathers metrics about containers and VMs using the Proxmox API. Contributed by @effitient
  6. RAS Input Plugin  (ras)
    • The RAS input plugin gathers and counts errors provided by RASDaemon. Contributed by @p-zak
  7. Windows Eventlog Input Plugin (win_eventlog)

New Outputs

  1. Dynatrace Output Plugin (dynatrace)
  2. Sumo Logic Output Plugin (sumologic)
  3. Timestream Output Plugin (timestream)

New External Plugins

See full list of external plugins.  These plugins can be run in Telegraf with execd.

  1. Amazon Cloudwatch Alarms Input Plugin (awsalarms)
    • This input plugin pulls alarm stats from Amazon CloudWatch. Contributed by @vipinvkmenon
  2. YouTube Input Plugin (youtube)
    • This plugin gathers view and subscriber stats from Youtube videos. Contributed by @inabagumi
  3. Octoprint Input Plugin (octoprint)
    • This input plugin gathers information from the Octoprint API. Contributed by @BattleBas
  4. Systemd Timings Input Plugin (systemd_timings)
    • This plugin gathers systemd boot and unit timestamp metrics. Contributed by @pdmorrow

The binaries for the latest open source release can be found on our downloads page.

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