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random

random [start] [end] [name]

Creates a column (named "name") of random values between "start" and "end"

arguments:

start

The starting bound of the possible random values (inclusive). (type: string)

end

The closing bound of the random values (exclusive). (type: string)

name

The name of the column containing the random values. (type: string)

flags:

--appendStage

Used to append the results from a previous stage to the current stage. (provide a label, stage index, or boolean true to append the previous results)

--cache

A boolean value of true/false that determines whether or not to use the cache. Generally most commands will default to true.

--checkpoint

Format: "{CHECKPOINT NAME}:{COLUMN}" Used to store the value of the provided column (in the first row of results) in the provided name for use as a checkpoint in scheduled queries or other stages. Can be accessed using $CHECKPOINTS.{CHECKPOINT NAME}$

--filter

A filter to run on the command results before completing the command. If not provided, no filter is run on the results.

--guid

Adds a populated random guid column.

--integer

If true, random values will only be integers

--labelStage

Used to label a stage with a user provided label.

--randomizeHash

Randomizes the stage hash, even if args and flags are the same.

--stats

Controls if a stats calculation is run on a stage after it completes.

--table

A comma separated list of columns to include in the command results. If not provided, all columns will be included.

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