Key Telegraf concepts
This page documents an earlier version of Telegraf. Telegraf v1.26 is the latest stable version.
This section discusses key concepts about Telegraf, the plug-in driven server agent component of the InfluxData time series platform. Topics covered include metrics, aggregator and processor plugins, and a glossary of important terms.
Telegraf aggregator and processor plugins
Aggregator and processor plugins work between the input plugins and output plugins to aggregate and process metrics in Telegraf.
Telegraf glossary of terms
This section includes definitions of important terms for related to Telegraf.
Telegraf metrics are internal representations used to model data during processing and are based on InfluxDB’s data model. Each metric component includes the measurement name, tags, fields, and timestamp.
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