InfluxDB Week in Review – Oct 17, 2016

Chris Churilo — October 17, 2016

In this post we’ll recap the most interesting InfluxDB related content you may have missed in the last week or so.

Announcements, Blogs, Videos and How-Tos

Multi-tenant support for Grafana available on InfluxCloud

Due to the great feedback from our customers, we are excited to announce that we are adding dedicated instances of Grafana to InfluxCloud. We know that the data our customers collect about their applications and services is powerful, and that allowing configurable access to different groups and users in their organization to view this information with their own dashboards extends this power.



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Klipfolio uses Influxdb to collect metrics data about usage, in order to optimize their application the way their customers use it. They also implemented an in house monitoring and trend analysis tooling.

Klipfolio is a business dashboard that allows clients to display important metrics about their business in an easy to understand and powerful application. It has very powerful data transformation capabilities to allow data to be displayed in many ways.

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High Availability, Easy scaling and Fast response times are the main features that BBOXX needs. They are able to store data from hundreds of thousands of units but query any individual one with low latency. Their analysis allows them to run large aggregate queries on the dataset as well as mathematical functions like threshold, integrals and sums.

BBOXX sells solar home systems in rural Africa to provide affordable sustainable energy to customers without access to a National Grid. BBOXX monitors the performance of the systems to diagnose problems and predict failures allowing us to provide pro-active customer service in remote areas. With 30,000+ customers BBOXX generates and analyses half a billion data points per week to provide unparalleled customer service in the solar industry.


In a matter of days TurnCommerce were able to set up amazing near-real-time instrumentation on one of the largest DNS installations in the world.

TurnCommerce is the parent company of a wide variety of Web properties. They primarily focus on the domain space. With deep technical expertise, powerful infrastructure, and strong support we provide complete solutions for domainers. Their primary web properties include NameBright, HugeDomains,, among various other sites.

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