Creating a database

To store your time series data in the InfluxDb service, you’ll need to create a database.

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Click on the Databases tab to view the databases list, then click on the + NEW button. A window will appear as shown below.

Once you have created a database, the names of all of your databases will listed in this tab in the form {username}_{database} where username is your Sense Tecnic service username and database is the name of the database you created. You will only need to fill in the database name as suggested in the New Database window.

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To get started, let’s create a database named “demo_database”. Once you clicked Confirm and Create, you should see your new database on the list.

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You can now create database users to connect to the database as described next.

Create a database user »