Telegraf Output Plugins
Telegraf Output Plugins are used to send metrics to a variety of datastores like InfluxDB.
Telegraf Plugin System Overview
Telegraf offers users hundreds of plugins to choose from. In this video, learn about the plugin ecosystem, the different types of plugins available, and walks through an example to explain how a plugin works.
Why use a Telegraf Output Plugin
Telegraf Output plugins are used to send metrics to a variety of datastores such as InfluxDB and Graphite, services such as Azure Data explorer, and messaging queues like Kafka.
Efficient data collector
Telegraf offers flexible processing to turn the messiest data into consistent clean data as it’s coming into your database on whatever time interval. You can filter and route specific metrics to a specific data source saving time and storage space.
Telegraf is an open source plugin-driven server agent for collecting and reporting metrics and is distributed under the MIT license. You can also build a plugin in your favorite language to extend your metric collection to include any custom metric you may have.
Native support for InfluxDB
Telegraf’s plugin-driven architecture and lightweight footprint requires no external dependencies. Telegraf can run directly on the server, VM, or container from which you wish to ingest metrics or in a centralized location that polls the desired services.
Telegraf Output Plugin key capabilities
Support for a variety of datastores
Telegraf output plugins are used to send metrics to a variety of datastores such as InfluxDB and Graphite, services such as Azure Data explorer, and Messaging queues like Kafka. You can use multiple outputs at the same time if you want to dual write data to different output destinations.
Telegraf Output plugins
Integrations to a variety of metrics, events, and logs from popular containers and systems.
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Sending Metrics to InfluxDB
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