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## How To Get = sum(set A events) / sum (set B events).

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Hello,
I'm new to splunk. I need to evaluate result = sum(set A events) / sum (set B events). I've tried:

sourcetype="rtdata" Category1="CLC" ID2="TOTALCHWLOAD" | stats sum(Value) as TotalLoad | append [ search sourcetype="rtdata" ID2="TOTALCHKW" | stats sum(Value) as TotalKW ] \ I'm stuck. How do I evaluate the = TotalKW / TotalLoad? Pls. advise. Thanks

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## Re: How To Get = sum(set A events) / sum (set B events). SplunkTrust

Try this

``````sourcetype="rtdata" Category1="CLC" ID2="TOTAL_CHW_LOAD" | stats sum(Value) as Total_Load | append [ search sourcetype="rtdata" ID2="TOTAL_CH_KW" | stats sum(Value) as Total_KW ] | eval x = Total_KW / Total_Load
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## Re: How To Get = sum(set A events) / sum (set B events).

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So you currently have 2 results each with a single value, you could take your existing search and append something like

``````... | stats first(*) as * | eval result = Total_KW / Total_Load
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Here we use stats to get the first value for each field across all 2 results. Since how your search is constructed, the first value is guaranteed to have a TotalLoad and not a TotalKW field and the second result produced by the append is exactly the opposite this works. Now with both fields on a single event we can use eval to calculate the ratio of the two numbers easily.

You can do similar without append like so:

``````sourcetype="rtdata" (Category1="CLC" ID2="TOTAL_CHW_LOAD") OR ID2="TOTAL_CH_KW" Value=* | eval x=1 | chart sum(Value) by x, ID2 | eval result = TOTAL_CH_KW / TOTAL_CHW_LOAD
``````

Here we pull back all events in our base search, and create a dummy field with a common value. Using chart we get the statistics onto a single line (by the dummy field) and the other fields being named for the values of ID2. Again with a single result the ratio is simple

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## Re: How To Get = sum(set A events) / sum (set B events).

Path Finder

Hello,
Thanks for all your prompt help. My colleague has helped me. We've found the answer:
sourcetype="rtdata" Category1="CLC" ID2="TOTALCHWLOAD" | stats sum(Value) as TotalLoad | appendcols [ search Category1="CLC" sourcetype="rtdata" ID2="TOTALCHKW" | stats sum(Value) as TotalKW ] | eval TotalEff=TotalKW/TotalLoad | eval ID="TotalCHEff" | table ID, TotalKW, TotalLoad, TotalEff

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## Re: How To Get = sum(set A events) / sum (set B events).

Influencer

I converted your comment to an answer as you are providing an answer to your own question. Appendcols is indeed another potential solution to the problem, the end goal of course having both numerator & denominator on the same result so you can use eval to calculate the ratio.
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Path Finder

Hello Acharlieh,
Noted.