now() function returns the current time (UTC).
Function type: Date/Time
Output data type: Time
data |> range(start: -10h, stop: now())
now() vs system.time()
now() returns the current UTC time.
now() is cached at runtime, so all instances of
now() in a Flux script
return the same value.
system.time() returns the current
system time of the host machine, which typically accounts for the local time zone.
This time represents the time at which
system.time() it is executed, so each
system.time() in a Flux script returns a unique value.
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