Reference to the repeat string manipulation function


repeat(metric|source|<pointTagKey>, <integer>, <tsExpression>)

Repeats the specified metadata string a specified number of times.


metric|source|<pointTagKey> The metadata string (metric name, source name, or value of a point tag key) to be repeated.
integer The integer that specifies how many times to repeat the metadata string.
tsExpression The expression that describes the time series with the metadata string to be repeated.


In the following example, the value of the service point tag is dataingester. We repeat that value twice to get the string dataingesterdataingester.

ts repeat example