[rrd-users] Re: don't know which datatype to choose

Alex van den Bogaerdt alex at ergens.op.het.net
Mon Sep 5 10:16:56 MEST 2005

On Mon, Sep 05, 2005 at 12:15:27AM +0200, Alex Prinsier wrote:

> Still it makes little sense to me to first calculate the speed by which
> packets go through the network, and then use that speed to calculate the
> actual amount of data being transferred...

No. The speed is almost 300,000,000 meter per second.

You are measuring the rate: the __amount__ of data _per_second_.

When you multiply by time, you cancel it out. You end up with
"amount", just like you need.


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