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.


Name Type Required Default Description
as string No _start name of output field

as is the unnamed parameter.


assign curr the value of ‘start’

curr := start()

use start() in an assignment

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