sample-datatable

Description

sample-datatable adaptor samples rows in a datatable.

Sampling method provided are first, random or last, it will default to first if unspecified.

Inputs

data Type: datatable Required: Yes The datatable to be sampled.

sampling method Type: text Required: No The sampling method to be used. Valid values are first, random, or last. If unspecified, defaults to first

sample size Type: text Required: No The number of rows to be included in the sample. If unspecified, defaults to 100

Outputs

sample data Type: datatable A datatable with the sampled rows.

Examples

Example 1: Default behaviour.

Inputs:

data:

sampling method: null (empty)

sample size: null (empty)

Outputs:

data:

-> Sampled datatable with default sample size 100.

Example 2: Sample datatable with specified sampling method.

Inputs:

data:

sampling method: last

sample size: 3

Outputs:

data:

-> Sampled datatable with sample size 3 and sampling method last.

Use case

  • Create smaller datasets for testing downsteam applications before using a large dataset.

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