[rrd-users] Re: Migrating RRD data to RDBMS

Ralf Kruedewagen ralf-buero at kruedewagen.de
Thu Jan 26 08:10:34 MET 2006


one good reason for storing RRD data to RDBMS would be, that you can 
calculate daily/weekly/monthly/yearly averages only for a certain 
time of day (maybe workhours 8am-6pm). This is a requirement that I 
am actually facing...
Better would be, of cource, if RRDTool could do that.


On Wednesday 25 January 2006 20:28, PAUL WILLIAMSON wrote:
> I should ask why, because what does does have to do with
> anything relational at all?  Then again, it's the government
> and I had my stint with the Social Security Administration in
> DC on 14th street a while ago, so to question why is pointless.
> What are you trying to gain?  5 minute samples?  30
> minute averages?  Are you doing this so that some
> dba (maybe even you) can do some data trending
> with a language a little more familiar (unlike the
> RRD.pm maybe)?  Do you have to do this for long
> term data storage?  Do you need to do this for
> a government requirement or something else?
> Does it need to be within x number of minutes of
> the data being collected (like within a day)?
> Paul
> >>> "Ruttenberg, Tanya" <Tanya.Ruttenberg at ssa.gov> 01/25/06 12:20
> >>> PM
> We have a requirement to migrate data from RRD files to an RDBMS.
> My current idea is to do a daily export from the rrdfiles, parse
> the export
> file, and update the RDBMS with the resulting numbers.
> Is anyone out there doing this already?  Suggestions?

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