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sample.data() function

sample.data() downloads a specified InfluxDB sample dataset.

Function type signature
(set: string) => stream[A] where A: Record
For more information, see Function type signatures.

Parameters

set

(Required) Sample data set to download and output.

Valid datasets:

  • airSensor: Simulated temperature, humidity, and CO data from an office building.
  • birdMigration: 2019 African bird migration data from Movebank: Animal Tracking.
  • bitcoin: Bitcoin price data from the last 30 days (Powered by CoinDesk).
  • noaa: Latest observations from the NOAA National Data Buoy Center (NDBC).
  • machineProduction: States and metrics reported from four automated grinding wheel stations on a production line.
  • noaaWater: Water level observations from two stations reported by the NOAA Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services between 2019-08-17 and 2019-09-17.
  • usgs: USGS earthquake data from the last week.

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InfluxDB Cloud backed by InfluxDB IOx

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InfluxDB Cloud backed by InfluxDB TSM

All InfluxDB Cloud organizations created on or after January 31, 2023 are backed by the new InfluxDB IOx storage engine which enables nearly unlimited series cardinality and SQL query support. Check the right column of your InfluxDB Cloud organization homepage to see which InfluxDB storage engine you’re using.

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