[rrd-developers] Accelerator Daemon (was: rrdupates per second)

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Mon Jun 23 12:00:54 CEST 2008

Hi Stebastian,

that intro was not all that well thought out ... it is a bit better
now ...

Today Sebastian Harl wrote:

> Hi Tobi,
> On Sun, Jun 22, 2008 at 12:56:36AM +0200, Tobias Oetiker wrote:
> > many months ago I wrote down some thoughts on a design for this
> >
> > http://oss.oetiker.ch/rrdtool-trac/wiki/RRDaccelerator
> >
> > the idea was to have rrdtool use such a daemon transparently ...
> In that article you talk about "Writing the same amount of data into 10
> files [rather than 60,000]" - what exactly do you mean by that? It kinda
> sounds like you would want to somehow merge multiple files into one but
> I can hardly believe that this is really what you wanted to say...
> [http://oss.oetiker.ch/rrdtool-trac/wiki/RRDaccelerator]
> > When running rrdtool accelerator in combination with a mix of rrdtool
> > versions, some knowing about the accelerator and others NOT knowing
> > about it, then interesting things may happen.
> This would only cause problems if that mix is running on _one_ system,
> right? At least, I don't see how this should be a problem if you're
> using different versions of rrdtool on different hosts. I suppose the
> former is quite unlikely unless you're hacking on rrdtool in which case
> you should know what you're doing ;-)

yep ...


> Cheers,
> Sebastian

Tobi Oetiker, OETIKER+PARTNER AG, Aarweg 15 CH-4600 Olten
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