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CSV formatter

The CSV formatter presents results of database queries in the following formats:

format content type description
csv text/plain a text table, comma separated, with a header line (dimension names) and \r\n at the end of the lines
csvjsonarray application/json a JSON array, with each row as another array (the first row has the dimension names)
tsv text/plain like csv but TAB is used instead of comma to separate values (MS Excel flavor)
html text/html an html table
markdown text/plain markdown table

In all formats the date and time is the first column.

The CSV formatter respects the following API &options=:

option supported description
nonzero yes to return only the dimensions that have at least a non-zero value
flip yes to return the rows older to newer (the default is newer to older)
seconds yes to return the date and time in unix timestamp
ms yes to return the date and time in unit timestamp as milliseconds
percent yes to replace all values with their percentage over the row total
abs yes to turn all values positive
null2zero yes to replace gaps with zeros (the default prints the string null


Get the system total bandwidth for all physical network interfaces, over the last hour, in 6 rows (one for every 10 minutes), in csv format:

Netdata always returns bandwidth in kilobits.

# curl -Ss ''
2018-10-26 23:50:00,90214.67847,215137.79762
2018-10-26 23:40:00,90126.32286,238587.57522
2018-10-26 23:30:00,86061.22688,213389.23526
2018-10-26 23:20:00,85590.75164,206129.01608
2018-10-26 23:10:00,83163.30691,194311.77384
2018-10-26 23:00:00,85167.29657,197538.07773

Get the max RAM used by the SQL server and any cron jobs, over the last hour, in 2 rows (one for every 30 minutes), in tsv format, and format the date and time as unix timestamp:

Netdata always returns memory in MB.

# curl -Ss ',seconds&dimensions=sql,cron'
time    sql cron
1540598400  61.95703    0.25
1540596600  61.95703    0.25

Get an HTML table of the last 4 values (4 seconds) of system CPU utilization:

Netdata always returns CPU utilization as %.

# curl -Ss ''
<table border="0" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="5">
<tr><td>2018-10-27 00:16:07</td><td>0.25</td><td>1</td><td>0.75</td></tr>
<tr><td>2018-10-27 00:16:06</td><td>0</td><td>1.0025063</td><td>0.5012531</td></tr>
<tr><td>2018-10-27 00:16:05</td><td>0</td><td>1</td><td>0.75</td></tr>
<tr><td>2018-10-27 00:16:04</td><td>0</td><td>1.0025063</td><td>0.7518797</td></tr>

This is how it looks when rendered by a web browser:


Get a JSON array with the average bandwidth rate of the mysql server, over the last hour, in 6 values (one every 10 minutes), and return the date and time in milliseconds:

Netdata always returns bandwidth rates in kilobits/s.

# curl -Ss ',ms'

Get the number of processes started per minute, for the last 10 minutes, in markdown format:

# curl -Ss ''
2018-10-27 03:52:00|245.1706149
2018-10-27 03:51:00|152.6654636
2018-10-27 03:50:00|163.1755789
2018-10-27 03:49:00|176.1574766
2018-10-27 03:48:00|178.0137076
2018-10-27 03:47:00|183.8306543
2018-10-27 03:46:00|264.1635621
2018-10-27 03:45:00|205.001551
2018-10-27 03:44:00|7026.9852167
2018-10-27 03:43:00|205.9904794

And this is how it looks when formatted:

time started
2018-10-27 03:52:00 245.1706149
2018-10-27 03:51:00 152.6654636
2018-10-27 03:50:00 163.1755789
2018-10-27 03:49:00 176.1574766
2018-10-27 03:48:00 178.0137076
2018-10-27 03:47:00 183.8306543
2018-10-27 03:46:00 264.1635621
2018-10-27 03:45:00 205.001551
2018-10-27 03:44:00 7026.9852167
2018-10-27 03:43:00 205.9904794