[rrd-users] Re: rrdtool create question

PAUL WILLIAMSON pwilliamson at mandtbank.com
Thu Oct 5 20:42:31 MEST 2006

>>> "Alex van den Bogaerdt" <alex at ergens.op.het.net> 10/05/06 2:29 PM
> You:
>     How can I:
>        a) create an rrd file that can contain all three of those
values, and
>        b) individually update each one.
> There's your 'a', 'b'.
> You ask for:  (a) >>and<< (b).
> (a) have one file containing all three values
> (b) update each value individually
> You can have (a), or you can have (b), but you cannot have them 
> combined.  You cannot have one rrd file containing all three values 
> and update each value individually.

Aren't the subtlties of the English language wonderful?  ;)

Anyway, what I think you are looking to have multiple 
DSs in each RRD.  An RRA stores data in different formats for 
the same DS.  Then you can update each DS individually, 
and RRDTool takes care of updating the RRAs.


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