[rrd-developers] implementing portable format

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Sat Nov 1 09:33:46 CET 2008


Thursday kevin brintnall wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 11:53:07PM +0100, Tobias Oetiker wrote:
> > * thinking about the work dan is doing I think it would be an
> >   overall good thing to find a sensible design for rrd_open which
> >   de-coules internal and on-disk representation of rrd data to a
> >   large extent.
> Tobi,
> I think the various storage changes will involve quite a few iterations.
> Do you think it makes sense to release 1.4 without backend changes, so
> users can start to take advantage of rrdcached?
> I think there are many large installations that may benefit from
> rrdcached..  However, probably most users won't want to track /trunk once
> the storage back-end is in flux.
> Maybe we can start to tidy up for 1.4 now (while the storage code is
> relatively stable) and target the storage changes (portable format,
> different backends) for 1.5?

yes you are right, this might be sensible ... release often,
release early ...

what work do you see for the cached ?


> What do you think?

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