Write Protocols

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Line Protocol

The line protocol is a text based format for writing points to InfluxDB.

Write Syntax

Syntax reference for Line Protocol

JSON Protocol(DEPRECATED)

The JSON write protocol is deprecated as of InfluxDB 0.9.1. It receives no bug fixes or updates, and should not be used in production environments.

UDP

InfluxDB accepts writes over UDP. To configure InfluxDB to support writes over UDP you must adjust your config file.

Graphite

InfluxDB provides an easy way to hook up Graphite as an input source.

CollectD

InfluxDB provides an easy way to hook up CollectD as an input source.

OpenTSDB

InfluxDB provides an easy way to hook up OpenTSDB as an input source.