Learn about query language basics and advanced functions

Learn about the Wavefront query language and how you can use PromQL queries in Wavefront.

Query Language Basics



Learn about time series metrics, and about how to visualize metrics and filter and group them with Wavefront Query Language.

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Intro to Wavefront Query Language



Wavefront query language allows you to shape the data you see in your dashboards. The example uses the advanced functions if() at() and corr() to find a problem behavior of a switch in other switches and prevent future problems.

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Advanced Query Language Functions



Jason explores:

  • How the percentile() function in 3 queries shows different percentiles.
  • How the mpercentile() (moving percentile) function displays percentile over a time window.
  • How a chart variable in a query shows the standard deviation.

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Wavefront and Prometheus Query Language


Wavefront supports PromQL when you create charts and alerts. Admin-level organization setting to determine whether a user can write in PromQL. Watch this video to learn more.

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