Key Telegraf concepts

Warning! This page documents an earlier version of Telegraf, which is no longer actively developed. Telegraf v1.9 is the most recent stable version of Telegraf.

This section discusses key concepts about Telegraf, the plug-in driven server agent component of the InfluxData time series platform. Topics covered include metrics, aggregator and processor plugins, and a glossary of important terms.

Telegraf metrics

Telegraf metrics are internal representations used to model data during processing.

Telegraf aggregator and processor plugins

Telegraf aggregator and processor plugins work between the input plugins and output plugins to aggregate and process metrics in Telegraf.

Glossary of terms (for Telegraf)

This section includes definitions of important terms for related to Telegraf.