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sample.alignToNow() function

sample.alignToNow() shifts time values in input data to align the chronological last point to now.

When writing static historical sample datasets to InfluxDB Cloud, use alignToNow() to avoid losing sample data with timestamps outside of the retention period associated with your InfluxDB Cloud account.

Input data must have a _time column.

Function type signature
(<-tables: stream[A]) => stream[A] where A: Record
For more information, see Function type signatures.

Parameters

tables

Input data. Defaults to piped-forward data (<-).

Examples

Align sample data to now

import "influxdata/influxdb/sample"

sample.data(set: "birdMigration")
    |> sample.alignToNow()

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