Data Collection Basics
Session date: Oct 20, 2022 08:00am (Pacific Time)
In this training from InfluxDB University, Alan Pope will walk you through the basics of Telegraf. Telegraf is the open source server agent which is used to collect metrics from your stacks, sensors and systems. It is InfluxDB’s native data collector that supports nearly 300 inputs and outputs. Learn how to send data from a variety of systems, apps, databases and services in the appropriate format to InfluxDB. Discover tips and tricks on how to write your own plugins. The know-how learned here can be applied to a multitude of use cases and sectors. This one-hour session will include the training and time for live Q&A.
Join this training to dive into:
- Types of Telegraf plugins (i.e. input, output, aggregator and processor)
- Specific plugins including Execd input plugins and the Starlark processor plugin
- How to install and start using Telegraf
Don’t want to wait? You can watch a previously recorded session here.
Developer Advocate, InfluxData
Alan Pope is a Developer Advocate for Telegraf at InfluxData. He's been an active Open Source contributor for over a decade. Alan previously worked on Ubuntu and in a past life taught SAP training course. In his spare time, he presents a long-running podcast with friends. He enjoys conversations about the intersection of technology and humanity. Alan loves cats.