[rrd-developers] DS idea
tobi at oetiker.ch
Mon Oct 11 08:24:33 CEST 2010
Today kevin brintnall wrote:
> This sounds a lot like "DGAUGE" which was proposed about 2 years ago...
yes, except that no messing with the timestamp is required, all
that would happen is that the value of the datapoint does not get
caluculated from all the input supplied, it just gets overwriten by
whatever value comes in during the sampling interval (step).
> On Sun, Oct 10, 2010 at 5:56 PM, Steve Shipway <s.shipway at auckland.ac.nz>wrote:
> > > > 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
> > >
> > > GAUGELATEST
> > 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.
> > Steve
> > Steve Shipway
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