[rrd-users] Re: new log2rrd beta - handles MAX values, etc.

alex at ergens.op.Het.Net alex at ergens.op.Het.Net
Tue Jun 27 22:38:43 MEST 2000

Dave Plonka wrote:

> When "UseRRDTool Yes" is specified, why does MRTG create the RRD with
> this RRA?:
>                   "RRA:MAX:0.5:1:600",
> Won't that RRA contain the same values as the initial AVERAGE RRA, and
> therfore be redundant?:
>                   "RRA:AVERAGE:0.5:1:600",

Wouldn't this be the same as with MRTG?  If you sample more often than
once every five minutes, you can get 5-minute averages that are (much)
lower than the peaks seen in those 5 minutes.
Not tested this so I'm not sure ...

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