Scale

Description

 Scales each sample in the input time series with the constant provided.

Input

 Time Series – multiple (Single or multiple time series.)

Parameters

 Scale Factor

Mandatory, numeric (Scale factor.)

Output

 Transformed Time Series - multiple

Available in

 Alerts + Composite + Dashboards

 

The Scale function is used for multiplying each data point by the value provided. 

Usage example

A common use for the Scale function is for unit conversion. 

 For example, the graph below displays Tomcat CPU times, originally collected in milliseconds:

Scale_1.png

 

To have this measure converted to minutes, one can use the Scale function by entering a multiplication factor of 0.00001666666 (which is the same as dividing by 60000):

Scale_expression.png

Scale_2.png

 

 

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