[rrd-users] Re: Graphing over NFS

Alex van den Bogaerdt alex at slot.hollandcasino.nl
Tue Mar 26 01:45:34 MET 2002

rrd wrote:

> there were a couple of mail suggesting to avoid 
> NFS for rrd files.
> The question is, how bad is to use nfs only for graphing
> or fetching data. 

Locking occurs, also for reading the RRD.  AFAIK the problem
is that nfs and locking don't go together.

> All updates are done locally, what we want to do is split 
> back-end (collectors) from front-end (web-server).

Perhaps you could generate the .png files locally and serve
those over nfs?

That, or you'd have to use a daemon on the local side that can
deliver data to the other side.  Search the archives of this
group, the subject has come up before.

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