Tool for importing data from csv file to influxdb


Keywords
influxdb, csv, import, converter, csv-import, influx, tool
License
MIT
Install
npm install csv2influx@0.0.6

Documentation

csv2influx

A CLI tool for importing csv file to influxdb database. You can map csv fields to influxdb columns in config file.

See examples

Install

npm install -g csv2influx

Usage

Usage:
  csv2influx init                     Creates template config file
  csv2influx [options] data.csv       Imports file data.csv to your influxDB

Options:
  -c, --config /path/to/config.json   [optional] Specifies path to your config file.
                                      Default: ./csv2influx.conf.json
  -q, --quiet                         [optional] Makes output quiet (progress bar instead of written to DB values)

Config example

{
  "influxdbUri": "http://127.0.0.1:8086/database_name", // Database has to exist
  // URI format: http://user:pass@localhost:port,anotherhost:port,yetanother:port/mydatabase
  "measurementName": "measurment_name",
  "mapping": {
    "time": { // specifies CSV-fields used to get time.
              // In case it's not defined you get WARNING and
              // current time is written to DB
      "from": "date",
      "type": "timestamp",
      "format": "jsDate" // field "format" is required for timestamp.
                          // in this case means that string will by parsed as
                          // JavaScript date string format
                          // https://www.w3schools.com/js/js_date_formats.asp
    },
    "fieldSchema": {
      "name": { // fields "from" and "type" are required
        "from": "name",
        "type": "string" // influxdb string target type
      },
      "latitude": {
        "from": "lat", // we use field "lat" from CSV to fill up field "latitude" in DB
        "type": "float" // influxdb float target type
      },
      "longitude": {
        "from": "lng", // we use field "lng" from CSV to fill up field "longitude" in DB
        "type": "float"
      }
    },
    "tagSchema": {
      "location": {
        "from": "location",
        "type": "*" // type of tag can be "*" (any value) or array of possible values
                    // see https://vicanso.github.io/influxdb-nodejs/Client.html#schema
      }
    }
  },
  "csv": { // Parser options from http://csv.adaltas.com/parse/
    "delimiter": ','
  }
}

See examples.

Changelog

0.0.13
  • Optional "Time" field in config.
0.0.12
  • Tags support
  • Merging CSV-fields using template-sting-like-syntax

See also

  • hastic.io -- tool for analysing metrics from tsdbs with python and grafana
  • @corpglory/tsdb-kit -- library for extracting metrics from influx and other tsdbs

About CorpGlory Inc.

The project developed by CorpGlory Inc., a company which provides high quality software development, data visualization, Grafana and monitoring consulting.