[rrd-users] Re: Collecting data at different intervals

Tobias Oetiker oetiker at ee.ethz.ch
Tue Feb 29 17:29:42 MET 2000

Today you sent me mail regarding [rrd-users] Re: Collecting data at...:

*> Yes, but what happens if I insert data faster than the sampling time?
*> As I read the documentation, there is no consolidation of these data,
*> so will it just skip the last data, or skip the previous or make an
*> average? My "samplingrate" is not easy to predict. Well - perhaps I
*> should just collect data over some time from the logfiles and insert
*> them in fixed intervals...

you define the sampling time when setting up the RRD ... data
arival time is irrelevant as long as it is within some bounds
defined by the minimal-required-hearbeat argument

note that the update does not have to happen in real time ... you
can specify the time with the data ... 


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