[rrd-users] Re: data resampling Q

Scott Walters scott at PacketPushers.com
Wed Oct 13 22:51:39 MEST 1999

On Wed, 13 Oct 1999, Tobias Oetiker wrote:

> the averaging has to occur because you are not inputting your updates at the
> exact 300 second intervals but somewhere along the way ... therefore rrdtool
> integrates the space below the curve and stores the values appropriate for
> the points in time where the 300 second intervals occur thesse points are
> when the number of seconds since 1970 modulo 300 equals 0 

so the closer i get `rrdtool update` to the rrdtool 300 sec interval
(epoch time), the more accurate my samples will become?

Scott Walters

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