[rrd-developers] DS idea

Steve Shipway s.shipway at auckland.ac.nz
Mon Oct 11 00:56:42 CEST 2010

> > I have an existing framework which samples data from a system
> > every minute. To avoid load peaks, the sampling of the different
> > parts is spread around the seconds of a minute. For most measured
> > variables RRD does just the right thing by interpolating to the
> > step grid.
> sounds like a sensible analysis to me :-) except that I would call
> the datasource type

Whatever it's called, I'd certainly like to see a DS type which is like GAUGE but without the normalisation to the interval.  There are many applications for which this would be useful.


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