OFFSET and SOFFSET clauses
OFFSET clause skips
N rows in each InfluxQL group before returning results.
Offsets honor row limits specified in the
and display the limited number of rows after the specified offset.
OFFSET together to paginate query results.
SELECT_clause FROM_clause [WHERE_clause] [GROUP_BY_clause] [ORDER_BY_clause] [LIMIT_clause] OFFSET N [SLIMIT_clause] [SOFFSET_clause]
- N: Number of rows to skip in each InfluxQL group before returning results.
Notable OFFSET clause behaviors
- If there is no
LIMITclause in a query with an
OFFSETclause, the query returns a single row per InfluxQL group at the specified offset.
- If the query doesn’t include a
GROUP BYclause, the entire result set is considered a single group and is returned in full.
- If a query groups data by time, the offset is applied after aggregate and selector operations are applied to each time window.
- If the
WHEREclause includes a time range and the
OFFSETclause causes InfluxQL to return points with timestamps outside of that time range, InfluxQL returns no results.
The following examples use the Get started home sensor sample data.
InfluxQL is being rearchitected to work with the InfluxDB 3.0 storage engine.
This process is ongoing and some InfluxQL features, such as
SOFFSET are still
being implemented. For more information, see
InfluxQL feature support.
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