HA InfluxDB

Steve Anthony, Lehigh University


In this lab you will install and configure HAproxy and influx-relay to convert the InfluxDB installation you built in the "Metrics with Influx/Grafana" lab to be replicated and load balanced, ensuring high availability.

Steve Anthony, Lehigh University

Steve Anthony is the Systems Administrator for Lehigh University's Research Computing group, which provides High Performance Computing, storage, and related services to the University's faculty and students.

@conference {221958,
author = {Steve Anthony},
title = {{HA} {InfluxDB}},
year = {2018},
address = {Nashville, TN},
publisher = {USENIX Association},
month = oct,
Who should attend: 

Anyone running InfluxDB or considering a high-availability InfluxDB infrastructure.

Take back to work: 

Setup or convert an exsiting InfluxDB/Grafana infrastructure to an HA architecture.

Topics include: 


  • It is highly recommended to take the lab "Metrics with InfluxDB/Grafanaā€¯ before taking this lab. If you have already reviewed or completed this lab then you will need the following:
    • Familiarity with Linux and working from a command line environment
    • Familiarity with VirtualBox helpful, but not required