[rrd-users] Config File Size

CHENG, DAVID (PB) dc4983 at sbc.com
Mon Jun 17 18:23:01 MEST 2002


This might have been answered previously, but a quick search through the
archives did not yield the results I wanted.  Anyway, is there a practical
limit on the number of interfaces to monitor in a single config file?  For
instance, are there significant performance drop-offs if one config file
contains several thousand interfaces?  I believe that the data collection
probably isn't affected too much, but would the drawing of the graphs and
pages be affected by having to parse such a large config file?  Do people
have experience with how large they let their config files grow before
splitting them into different files?  I guess I'm looking for a trade-off
between many small files with many processes and larger files with fewer

Best Regards,

David Cheng

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