Go and InfluxDB

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Build IoT, analytics, and cloud applications using the Go client library with InfluxDB.

Why use the InfluxDB Go Client Library?

InfluxDB is an API-first time series database for your Go lang applications. Use the InfluxDB open-source Go API client to write and query data and even manage your InfluxDB instance from within your application.

Key features

  • Provides API access to all InfluxDB Write and Read functionality, settings, and advanced features like managing your instance,
  • Write data in InfluxDB line protocol or point data structure
  • Write data both asynchronously or synchronously
  • Automatically retry requests on failure
  • Parameterized queries (InfluxDB Cloud only)
  • Checking the state of your server
    • Health - Detailed info about the server status, along with version string (OSS)
    • Ready - Server uptime info (OSS)
    • Ping - Whether a server is up

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Getting Started with Go and InfluxDB

This tutorial shows you how to use the InfluxDB Go client library, create a connection to the database and store and query data from it.

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Getting Started with the InfluxDB Go Client

Looking to build an application with a fast way to fetch data concurrently with an easy binary deploy? Then use the InfluxDB Go Client.

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package main

import (

	influxdb2 "github.com/influxdata/influxdb-client-go/v2"

func main() {
	url := "https://us-west-2-1.aws.cloud2.influxdata.com"
	token := "my-token"
	org := "my-org"
	bucket := "my-bucket"

	client := influxdb2.NewClient(url, token)
	queryAPI := client.QueryAPI(org)
	query := fmt.Sprintf(`from(bucket: "%v") |> range(start: -1d)`, bucket)
	result, err := queryAPI.Query(context.Background(), query)
	if err != nil {
	for result.Next() {
		record := result.Record()
		fmt.Printf("%v %v: %v=%v\n", record.Time(), record.Measurement(), record.Field(), record.Value())

For more information, please check out the documentation.

Project URL   Documentation for Go client library

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