head() Query Function

Returns a limited number of events, starting with the oldest. This function is equivalent to the command-line head tool.

Parameters

Name

Type

Required

Default

Description

limit

number

No

200

The maximum number of events to return. The maximum allowed is 10000.

The implied parameter is limit.

Examples

  • Select the 10 oldest with loglevel=ERROR

    humio
    loglevel=ERROR | head(10)
    
  • Select the 100 oldest events and group them by loglevel

    humio
    head(limit=100) | groupby(loglevel)