Understanding the following concepts will help you get the most out of InfluxDB.
The InfluxDB file system layout depends on the operating system, package manager, or containerization platform used to install InfluxDB.
Differences between InfluxDB and SQL databases.
InfluxDB storage engine, in-memory indexing, and the Time-Structured Merge Tree (TSM) in InfluxDB OSS.
Optimizing for time series use case entails some tradeoffs, primarily to increase performance at the cost of functionality.
Terms related to InfluxDB OSS.
Covers key concepts to learn about InfluxDB.
General guidelines for InfluxDB schema design and data layout.
Enable and understand the Time Series Index (TSI).
The Time Series Index (TSI) storage engine supports high cardinality in time series data.
Support and feedback
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