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We discourage use of Aiven InfluxDB for new use cases and don't support InfluxDB as software. BigQuery might be a better fit for many use cases. Questions about Aiven and provisioning can be directed to #nais on Slack.

1. Get an InfluxDB instance

We use a IaC-repo to provision InfluxDB instances. Head over to aiven-iac to learn how to get your own instance. (TODO: NAV ONLY)

2. Retention policies

The default database is created with a default retention policy of 30 days. You might want to adjust this by e.g. creating a new default retention policy with 1 year retention:

create retention policy "365d" on "defaultdb" duration 365d replication 1 shard duration 1w default