[rrd-developers] DS idea

Alex van den Bogaerdt alex at vandenbogaerdt.nl
Mon Oct 11 10:04:34 CEST 2010

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tobias Oetiker" <tobi at oetiker.ch>
To: "kevin brintnall" <kbrint at rufus.net>
Cc: <rrd-developers at lists.oetiker.ch>; "Steve Shipway" 
<s.shipway at auckland.ac.nz>
Sent: Monday, October 11, 2010 8:24 AM
Subject: Re: [rrd-developers] DS idea

> Hi Kevin,
> Today kevin brintnall wrote:
>> This sounds a lot like "DGAUGE" which was proposed about 2 years ago...
>> http://www.mail-archive.com/rrd-developers@lists.oetiker.ch/msg02889.html
> 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).

Which would be wrong for the one posting the first message in this thread. 
And correct for others. And yet others want the minimum.  The only thing 
that is missing, is FIRST. The rest is available as consolidation function.

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