InfluxDB in IoT world: Plotting graphs using Grafana (Part 3)

In the previous part we saw how to install and start using InfluxDB on AWS and learned how it scales. Today we're going to plot pretty graphs using Grafana. Grafana introtuction Grafana is an open source, feature rich graph editor. It can use different database types as a data source.…

InfluxDB in IoT world: Introduction (Part 1)

Time series data InfluxDB is an open-source time series database, a database that is optimized for handling time series data. But what is time series data anyway? Essentially, it's arrays of numbers indexed by time. Load times of a website, temperature measurements of a smart fridge, daily closing values of…

API First approach with Swagger

Modern IT companies embrace an API (Application programming interface) as an important part of their businesses. Follow the trend and change how you perceive APIs. Build an API before anything else, except business plan (hopefully). Acknowledge the fact that your service will be customer-facing, even if for now the only…