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Calculate the increase

Use increase() to track increases across multiple columns in a table. This function is especially useful when tracking changes in counter values that wrap over time or periodically reset.

data
    |> increase()

increase() returns a cumulative sum of non-negative differences between rows in a table. For example:

Given the following input:

_time_value
2020-01-01T00:01:00Z1
2020-01-01T00:02:00Z2
2020-01-01T00:03:00Z8
2020-01-01T00:04:00Z10
2020-01-01T00:05:00Z0
2020-01-01T00:06:00Z4

increase() returns:

_time_value
2020-01-01T00:02:00Z1
2020-01-01T00:03:00Z7
2020-01-01T00:04:00Z9
2020-01-01T00:05:00Z9
2020-01-01T00:06:00Z13

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The future of Flux

Flux is going into maintenance mode. You can continue using it as you currently are without any changes to your code.

Flux is going into maintenance mode and will not be supported in InfluxDB 3.0. This was a decision based on the broad demand for SQL and the continued growth and adoption of InfluxQL. We are continuing to support Flux for users in 1.x and 2.x so you can continue using it with no changes to your code. If you are interested in transitioning to InfluxDB 3.0 and want to future-proof your code, we suggest using InfluxQL.

For information about the future of Flux, see the following: