[rrd-users] Re: Data archiving

Alex van den Bogaerdt alex at ergens.op.HET.NET
Wed Aug 7 20:33:22 MEST 2002

Justin Shore wrote:

> Howdy all.  I'm considering using RRD in the future for certain 
> statistics.  I'm curious about how long data is archived and how much 
> space it consumes.  What I'd like to be able to do is tell my CGI to 
> create a daily image from a particular day up to a year ago (maybe 
> longer).  Does RRD keep data that long or does it convert the daily 
> data into weekly and monthly data after a certain amount of time?  I 
> think I explained what I'm looking for correctly.  If it's confusing, 
> let me know and I'll try again.  Thanks

RRDtool doesn't do this, *you* do this.  If you tell RRDtool to
keep 10 years worth of data in a one-day resolution, it probably
will do so.  There will be a limit but I don't think it will be
reached that soon.

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