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Experiences Building InfluxDB in Go



Paul Dix discusses experiences building InfluxDB, an open source distributed time series database, in Go. He talks about what drove the decision to use Go, what's been really great about developing in the language, and a few of the pains that they’ve had along the way. He also digs into what performance characteristics they’ve seen in Go 1.4 vs. Go 1.5, which has a new garbage collector.


Paul Dix is the CEO of InfluxDB. He is the editor for Addison Wesley's "Data and Analytics", the author of "Service Oriented Design with Ruby and Rails" and the founder of the NYC Machine Learning Meetup.

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Feb 07, 2016