[rrd-developers] RRD PostgreSQL extension

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Wed Sep 12 09:39:48 CEST 2012

Hi Stan,

Yesterday Stanislav Sinyagin wrote:

> how is it supposed to handle large RRD files over the network?
> If, say, the client and server are on different hosts, and you're
> updating RRD data in a BLOB. and RRD data can easily be several
> megabytes. So, how is the data transfer supposed to be organized?
> I have a feeling that you're going to transfer the whole file
> over the network, probably more than once per update.
> Also it's no big deal to organize the history table alongside
> with the last value, and let the SQL engine handle the data in a
> traditional way.

as fahr as I understand it, the extension would sit in the server,
this means the BLOB would remain where it is ...


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