start() Query Function

Assigns the current value as milliseconds since 1970.

When used in a non-live query, the value of start is fixed to when the query was issued. For live queries, the value of start is the live value of current start time, which can divert between Humio nodes.

Parameters

Name

Type

Required

Default

Description

as

string

No

_start

Name of output field.

The implied parameter is as.

Examples

assign curr the value of start

humio
curr := start()

use start() in an assignment

humio
isOld := (start()-@timestamp) > 1000