The percentile is the average value of a series using only the smaller N percentile of the values. (a population or a probability distribution).
Netdata applies linear interpolation on the last point, if the percentile requested does not give a round number of points.
The following percentile aliases are defined:
percentile is an alias for
Any percentile may be requested using the
group_options query parameter.
how to use
Use it in alarms like this:
lookup: percentile95 -1m unaligned of my_dimension
warn: $this > 1000
percentile does not change the units. For example, if the chart units is
requests/sec, the result
will be again expressed in the same units.
It can also be used in APIs and badges as
&group=percentile in the URL and the additional parameter
may be used to request any percentile (e.g.
Examining last 1 minute
successful web server responses: