[rrd-users] Re: How does rrdtool behave if I store 5-minute-values for one year?

Stephan Harren sh at abovenet.de
Thu Jan 30 14:29:27 MET 2003

So the consolidation is just good for saving disk space?

Am I right, that I would just have to keep 1-year 5-minute-values and I can 
also get the cf MAX out of it?

Best regards,

Am Donnerstag, 30. Januar 2003 13:48 schrieb Serge Maandag:
> rrdtool uses the values the rrd holds. For the given time frame you want
> to graph, it will try to take the highest resolution data.
> If you just store 5 minute samples, it will never even think of using a
> 2 hours average.
> 2 hours average samples can only be displayed if your rrd database has
> an RRA that averages over 2 hours.

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