sort() function

The sort() function orders the records within each table. One output table is produced for each input table. The output tables will have the same schema as their corresponding input tables.

Function type: Transformation
Output data type: Object

sort(columns: ["_value"], desc: false)

Parameters

columns

List of columns by which to sort. Sort precedence is determined by list order (left to right). Default is ["_value"].

Data type: Array of strings

desc

Sort results in descending order. Default is false.

Data type: Boolean

Examples

from(bucket:"telegraf/autogen")
  |> range(start:-12h)
  |> filter(fn: (r) =>
    r._measurement == "system" AND
    r._field == "uptime"
  )
  |> sort(columns:["region", "host", "_value"])

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