[rrd-developers] RRDtool to another level - add 3D and 4D capabilities -
george at alink.co.za
Mon Dec 15 12:50:09 CET 2008
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On 15 Dec 2008, at 20:04, Tobias Oetiker wrote:
> Hi Stefan,
> cool new stuff should be discused on rrd-developers ...
> are you planning on implementing something like this ?
> Today Stefan Parvu wrote:
>> Not sure if this is the correct place to ask but here are some
>> after long talks with Dr. Neil Gunther, http://www.perfdynamics.com/
>> about how can we better see and display metrics from different
>> 2D might be enough for majority of cases but not good enough. Adding
>> 3D and 4D realism to our collected data we could better see and
>> understand our workloads.
>> Has anyone considered looking into:
>> - Barycentric Visualizer http://www.perfdynamics.com/Tools/tools.html
>> - Barry 3D, 4D http://www.perfdynamics.com/Papers/barry007.pdf
>> An important addition to RRDtool would be to bring multidimensional
>> behavior to our collected data using BarryN plotting. This would mean
>> to be possible to have rrdtool to plot directly BarryN graphs
>> (animated gif, or simple a mov etc)
>> Comments ?
>> Stefan Parvu
>> Blog: http://stefanparvu.blogspot.com
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