This is archived documentation for InfluxData product versions that are no longer maintained. For newer documentation, see the latest InfluxData documentation.
This section introduces InfluxQL, InfluxDB’s SQL-like query language for interacting with data in InfluxDB.
The first seven documents in this section provide a tutorial-style introduction to InfluxQL. Feel free to download the dataset provided in Sample Data and follow along with the documentation.
Covers the query language basics for InfluxQL, including the
GROUP BY clauses,
INTO clauses, and more.
See Data Exploration to learn about
time syntax and
regular expressions in
Covers queries that are useful for viewing and exploring your
See Schema Exploration for syntax explanations and examples of InfluxQL’s
Covers InfluxQL for managing databases and retention policies in InfluxDB. See Database Management for creating and dropping databases and retention policies as well as deleting and dropping data.
Covers all InfluxQL functions.
common use cases
This page also describes how to
Covers the use of mathematical operators in InfluxQL.
Authentication and Authorization
Covers how to set up authentication and how to authenticate requests in InfluxDB. This page also describes the different user types and the InfluxQL for managing database users.
The reference documentation for InfluxQL.