Data Collection Basics
Session date: Jun 29, 2023 08:00am (Pacific Time)
In this training from InfluxDB University, Jay Clifford 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
Jay Clifford is a Developer Advocate for InfluxData. Before joining InfluxData he previously specialised in solving industrial pain points using Vision AI and OT connectivity. Jay now uses his experience within the IoT and automation sector to enable developers and industrial customers alike to realise the potential of Time Series data and analytics.