This page documents an earlier version of InfluxDB. InfluxDB v2.7 is the latest stable version. View this page in the v2.7 documentation.
A bucket is a named location where time series data is stored. All buckets have a retention period, a duration of time that each data point persists. InfluxDB drops all points with timestamps older than the bucket’s retention period. A bucket belongs to an organization.
The following articles provide information about managing buckets:
Create a bucket
Create buckets to store time series data in InfluxDB using the InfluxDB UI or the influx CLI.
Update a bucket
Update a bucket’s name or retention period in InfluxDB using the InfluxDB UI or the influx CLI.
View a list of all the buckets for an organization in InfluxDB using the InfluxDB UI or the influx CLI.
Delete a bucket
Delete a bucket from InfluxDB using the InfluxDB UI or the influx CLI
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