Write protocols in InfluxDB

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InfluxDB’s Line Protocol is a text based format for writing points to InfluxDB.

Line Protocol tutorial

The Line Protocol tutorial uses temperature data to introduce you to the Line Protocol and writing data to InfluxDB.

Line Protocol reference

The Line Protocol reference covers the Line Protocol syntax, data types, and guidelines.