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Telegraf metrics

Telegraf metrics are the internal representation used to model data during processing. These metrics are closely based on InfluxDB’s data model and contain four main components:

  • Measurement name: Description and namespace for the metric.
  • Tags: Key/Value string pairs and usually used to identify the metric.
  • Fields: Key/Value pairs that are typed and usually contain the metric data.
  • Timestamp: Date and time associated with the fields.

Telegraf metrics exist only in memory and must be converted to a concrete representation to be transmitted or viewed. Telegraf provides output data formats (also known as serializers) for these conversions. Telegraf’s default serializer converts to InfluxDB line protocol, which provides a high performance and one-to-one direct mapping from Telegraf metrics.


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Flux is going into maintenance mode. You can continue using it as you currently are without any changes to your code.

Flux is going into maintenance mode and will not be supported in InfluxDB 3.0. This was a decision based on the broad demand for SQL and the continued growth and adoption of InfluxQL. We are continuing to support Flux for users in 1.x and 2.x so you can continue using it with no changes to your code. If you are interested in transitioning to InfluxDB 3.0 and want to future-proof your code, we suggest using InfluxQL.

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