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Supported releases

InfluxData provides support for the following minor, major, and maintenance releases:

Major
  • Includes new features, enhancements to existing features, and applicable error corrections from all prior releases.
  • InfluxDB supports backward compatibility within a major release.
Minor (x.Y.z)
  • Includes new minor features, enhancements to existing features, and includes applicable error corrections from prior minor and maintenance releases.
Maintenance (x.y.Z)
  • Includes error corrections severely affecting a number of customers that cannot wait for the next major or minor release. Include applicable error corrections made in prior maintenance releases. Released as as needed based on customer feedback and outstanding errors (no predefined schedule).
  • Interim (x.y.z.A) Fourth digit (or beyond) are an exception, and only delivered to address specific customer issues. These releases are retired in a timely manner by the customer once the issue has been addressed in a standard release.
  • InfluxData provides Support Services for the current and previous Minor Release (x.Y) including Maintenance Releases (x.y.Z) included in the respective Minor Release.
  • When InfluxData releases a Major Release (X.y), InfluxData will provide Support Services for the current and preceding Major Release (X.y), including all Maintenance Releases (x.y.Z) included in the respective Minor Release that is available at least 12 months from the Major Release.

For more information about supported 2.x releases, click here.

The link above contains the full legal description of the supported releases.


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Linux Package Signing Key Rotation

All signed InfluxData Linux packages have been resigned with an updated key. If using Linux, you may need to update your package configuration to continue to download and verify InfluxData software packages.

For more information, see the Linux Package Signing Key Rotation blog post.

InfluxDB Cloud backed by InfluxDB IOx

All InfluxDB Cloud organizations created on or after January 31, 2023 are backed by the new InfluxDB IOx storage engine. Check the right column of your InfluxDB Cloud organization homepage to see which InfluxDB storage engine you’re using.

If powered by IOx, this is the correct documentation.

If powered by TSM, see the TSM-based InfluxDB Cloud documentation.

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.

If powered by TSM, this is the correct documentation.

If powered by IOx, see the IOx-based InfluxDB Cloud documentation.

State of the InfluxDB Cloud (IOx) documentation

The new documentation for InfluxDB Cloud backed by InfluxDB IOx is a work in progress. We are adding new information and content almost daily. Thank you for your patience!

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