SignalFx Developers Guide

not_equals()

Only pass through data in the input stream that isn’t equal to a specified value, or replace data that’s equal to a specified value with another value

Syntax

not_equals(value [,replacement=repl_value])

Table 1. Parameter definitions
Parameter Type Description

value

number

Required: The value to compare to metric timeseries in the input stream. The metric timeseries is only passed through if it doesn’t match.

repl_value

number. Default is None.

Optional: If specified, input stream data that’s equal to value is replaced with repl_value, otherwise the matched data is not passed through.

Returns a reference to the input stream object.

Examples

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#Only publish data when cpu.utilization is not 0
data('cpu.utilization').not_equals(0).publish()

#Replace 0 cpu.utilization with 1 so cpu.utilization is between 1-100%
data('cpu.utilization').not_equals(0, 1).publish()

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