Hello, friends. In this post, you will learn how to install InfluxDB on Ubuntu 22.04 The process is simple but can open many doors for the cloud.
What is InfluxDB?
It is a time series database designed for fast, highly available storage and retrieval of time series data. It is characterized by being quite flexible and having connectors for many. Moreover, it can run as a standalone solution, or it can be used to process Graphite data.
InfluxDB focuses on storing large amounts of scientific and sensor data. Therefore, InfluxDB is much faster than conventional databases when it comes to storing and managing time series.
As you can notice, the application is critical in specific segments that differ from normal SQL.
Install InfluxDB on Ubuntu 22.04
First, open a terminal or login to your server and update it
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade
Then, we can get started. In this post, we will use the official InfluxDB repositories for our purpose. This is the best way to do it because it guarantees stability, and security.
So, add the GPG key of it
sudo curl -sL https://repos.influxdata.com/influxdb.key | sudo apt-key add -
Now add the repository to the system
echo "deb https://repos.influxdata.com/ubuntu jammy stable" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/influxdb.list
sudo apt update
And finally install InfluxDB by running the following command
sudo apt install influxdb2
Now you can start it and enable it simultaneously with the command
sudo systemctl enable --now influxdb
Then, you can check the status of the service.
sudo systemctl status influxdb
With this, we will know that InfluxDB is working correctly.
Create InfluxDB Database
The next step is to create a new database for InfluxDB. This way, you will be able to start using it.
To do so, use the InfluxDB utility
During the execution of the command, you will be asked for information about the configuration to use. This will be located in
so, you can change it.
By entering your credentials in the login screen, you will be able to access the dashboard.
InfluxDB is a wonderful application that is important in hundreds of large projects. I hope you liked the post.