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2016 was a whirlwind year for InfluxData

On the eve of 2017 I wanted to take a look back at everything we’ve accomplished at InfluxData during the last trip around the sun. It was the most productive, hectic and amazing year in this company’s four years of business. We added great team members, found a business model that’s giving us real traction, released consistently better versions of Telegraf, InfluxDB, Chronograf, Kapacitor and our Cloud offering, and raised a Series B round of funding with Battery Ventures. Here are what I think are some of the key highlights: Continue reading 2016 was a whirlwind year for InfluxData

Announcing InfluxDB 1.0 Beta 3 Plus Cluster Rebalancing in InfluxEnterprise

We’re excited to announce the immediate availability of the next beta release of InfluxEnterprise!

What’s InfluxEnterprise? It’s the software that turns any 0.13 instance into a production-ready cluster. Rebalancing, monitoring, user and system management all with a slick UI, on YOUR infrastructure.

New in today’s release:

Cluster Rebalancing

Now enabled in the InfluxEnterprise web UI is the ability to rebalance the underlying data of a cluster as you add or delete nodes with zero downtime.

Backup and Restore

Also in this release, the ability to backup and restore an entire cluster including nodes and shards.

Table-based Data Explorer

Within the InfluxEnterprise data explorer tab you can now get a graphical experience closer to the functionality of the CLI, for example the ability to query for non-numeric values.

data-explorerFor more information about InfluxEnterprise, check out the original announcement blog. If you’ve already signed up for the public beta, you can download the latest binaries on the InfluxData Portal.

For a quick overview of InfluxEnterprise and the new features, check out the short demo below:

Updates to the TICK-stack

In addition to the InfluxEnterprise release, also shipping today is Beta 3 of InfluxDB, Telegraf, and Kapacitor 1.0. You can find the packages for them on our downloads page. We’re closing in on the GA date for these three products, so please report any issues as soon as possible. New in this release:


  • Support for generic webhooks
  • FIxes and improvements to the LogParser plugin
  • Plus 14 features and 18 bug fixes
  • Please note there are a few breaking changes affecting certain plugins

Full details can be found in the release notes.


1.0 is going to be a big release and so far the changes include:

  • 28 features
  • Configuration file updates/changes
  • 55 bug fixes

Full details can be found in the release notes.


Full details can be found in the release notes.

What’s next?