Sort Processoredit

Sorts the elements of an array ascending or descending. Homogeneous arrays of numbers will be sorted numerically, while arrays of strings or heterogeneous arrays of strings + numbers will be sorted lexicographically. Throws an error when the field is not an array.

Table 56. Sort Options

Name Required Default Description

field

yes

-

The field to be sorted

order

no

"asc"

The sort order to use. Accepts "asc" or "desc".

target_field

no

field

The field to assign the sorted value to, by default field is updated in-place

if

no

-

Conditionally execute this processor.

on_failure

no

-

Handle failures for this processor. See Handling Failures in Pipelines.

ignore_failure

no

false

Ignore failures for this processor. See Handling Failures in Pipelines.

tag

no

-

An identifier for this processor. Useful for debugging and metrics.


{
  "sort": {
    "field": "array_field_to_sort",
    "order": "desc"
  }
}