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Aug 19, 2019   |  By Anais Dotis-Georgiou
One of the best parts about being a developer advocate is being able to share the developer’s work with the community. Working at InfluxData also means the code, projects or ideas that I blog about come from exceptional engineers who, like any good coding magicians, have several tricks up their sleeve. Today, I describe in detail one simple but important trick: the algorithm used in Giraffe, a React-based visualization library used to implement the InfluxDB Cloud 2.0 user interface (UI).
Aug 16, 2019   |  By David G. Simmons
I started using the Open Source (OSS) version of InfluxDB v2.0 very early on in the Alpha releases. Even in the early releases, I was very enamored with the way things were shaping up. But as you know, I do a lot of IoT builds, and use InfluxDB for all of it, so there were a few things I needed it to do that it just didn’t, yet. One of the things I have all my IoT Demos do is to write out alerts to an MQTT broker.
Aug 15, 2019   |  By David McKay
InfluxDB 2 and our SaaS offering, InfluxDB Cloud 2, are right around the corner. While we’re finalizing the last of our wonderful updates to give you the InfluxDB 2 experience you deserve, we’re going to talk to you about migration paths. This article is part of a series. This installment will cover migrating existing instrumentation in your applications with the InfluxDB 1 client libraries to InfluxDB 2 with NO code changes.
Aug 14, 2019   |  By Anais Dotis-Georgiou
As Kafka and time series databases gain popularity, it becomes increasingly valuable to understand how they are paired together to provide robust real-time data pipeline solutions. As the saying goes, the whole pipeline is greater than the sum of the Kafka and InfluxData parts.
Aug 14, 2019   |  By Anais Dotis-Georgiou
Following CTO Paul Dix’s original release announcement for InfluxDB 2.0 and a new release of InfluxDB Cloud 2.0 to public beta, I thought the community would be interested in learning about how InfluxData provides a multi-tenanted, horizontally scalable time series storage.
Sep 18, 2018   |  By InfluxData
Everything related to how IT services are delivered and consumed is undergoing tremendous change. Monolithic architectures are being replaced by microservices-driven apps and the cloud- based infrastructure is being tied together and instrumented by DevOps processes.
Sep 1, 2018   |  By InfluxData
Companies are committed to delivering on higher levels of customer satisfaction for their online services. Unfortunately, many organizations trying to support these initiatives take an interrupt-driven approach where they scramble to fix things when they break. However, to manage to these high levels of SLAs, you should take a structured approach in order to reduce the amount of unscheduled downtime by proactively monitoring and managing your systems.
Aug 1, 2018   |  By InfluxData
This paper reviews how an IoT Data platform fits in with any IoT Architecture to manage the data requirements of every IoT implementation. It is based on the learnings from existing IoT practitioners that have adopted an IoT Data platform using InfluxData.
Jul 1, 2018   |  By InfluxData
In this technical paper, we’ll compare the performance and features of InfluxDB 1.4.2 vs. Elasticsearch 5.6.3 for common time series workloads, specifically looking at the rates of data ingestion, on-disk data compression, and query performance. This data should prove valuable to developers and architects evaluating the suitability of these technologies for their use case.
Jun 1, 2018   |  By InfluxData
In this technical paper, we’ll explore the aspects of scaling clusters of the InfluxEnterprise product, primarily through the lens of write performance of InfluxDB Clusters. This data should prove valuable to developers and architects evaluating the suitability of InfluxEnterprise for their use case, in addition to helping establish some rough guidelines for what those users should expect in terms of write performance in a real-world environment.
Jul 19, 2019   |  By InfluxData
This month, we were joined by Gunner Aasen, Thom Crowe, Michael Desa, and Jacob Marble from InfluxDB to answer questions from the community. We had discussions about InfluxDB Cloud 2.0 beta, Telegraf, InfluxDB OSS, and Flux.
Jul 2, 2019   |  By InfluxData
We are all used to building dashboards for great visualizations, but the issue becomes how to share and collaborate on instrumentation and dashboard design. In this talk, Tim Hall will drill down on dashboard sharing, how to iterate and improve on dashboards within a repository, and lessons learned in sharing and collaborating on dashboards.
Jun 28, 2019   |  By InfluxData
David provides a walkthrough of a typical data architecture for an IoT device, followed by how to gather data from the devices in the workshop and display it on a dashboard and trigger alerts based on thresholds that you set.
Jun 26, 2019   |  By InfluxData
Bring your laptop ready to go(*) and get started with InfluxDB 2.0 and how to build your first set of dashboards and Flux queries.
Jun 26, 2019   |  By InfluxData
InfluxDB 2.0 brings in support for many new client libraries. In this session, Noah will walk through how to use the new Java client library to access InfluxDB 2.0. InfluxDB comes with a new set of client libraries to allow you to insert time series data from your applications into the new InfluxDB 2.0. Specifically, Noah will share how to use the Java client library to insert data and query it in your applications.