InfluxDB key concepts
This page documents an earlier version of InfluxDB. InfluxDB v2.7 is the latest stable version. View this page in the v2.7 documentation.
Before working with InfluxDB 2.1, it’s helpful to learn a few key concepts. Browse the topics below to learn more.
InfluxDB data elements
InfluxDB structures data using elements such as timestamps, field keys, field values, tags, etc.
InfluxDB data schema
InfluxDB uses a tabular data schema for displaying raw data in Data Explorer and for returning query results in annotated CSV syntax.
InfluxDB design principles
Principles and tradeoffs related to InfluxDB design.
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