[rrd-users] Re: rrdtool missed values <1.0

Thomas Peter thomas at braindumped.com
Fri Sep 1 15:13:08 MEST 2006

Alex van den Bogaerdt <alex <at> ergens.op.het.net> writes:
> The entire interval between last update and current update would be
> filled with the rate calculated by rrdtool based on your updates.

how is this calculated?

when i do have a stepsize of 60 and a heartbeat of 120, and update every 60
seconds, do i get accumulated values?

> If that's not what you want, you need another approach.

i see. so updating with zero-values will be the best approach...!?

> > the shortest time between updates is given by the step-size. the longest by  
> > the heartbeat?
> No.  You can update multiple times during one step if you want.  The
> only restriction is that the updates cannot be at exactly the same time.

oh. yes. right.

wow. i never thought, that the incoming values does so strongly depend on the
time they arrive.


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