[rrd-users] Re: Multi threaded Perl scripts using RRDTool

Richard Burton richard at atomwide.com
Wed Sep 6 17:42:09 MEST 2006

Hi Tobi and Alex

Thanks for the advice, I think I will go down the route of running
several updates to a single file and see how much I can speed things up
by. My polling interval is 60 seconds so I'm thinking updating the rrd
files every 10 minutes.

Thanks once again for the help.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: rrd-users-bounce at list.ee.ethz.ch 
> [mailto:rrd-users-bounce at list.ee.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Tobias Oetiker
> Sent: 06 September 2006 16:29
> To: Richard Burton
> Cc: rrd-users at list.ee.ethz.ch
> Subject: [rrd-users] Re: Multi threaded Perl scripts using RRDTool
> Hi Richard,
> note that rrd updates are normally io-bound. running several
> updates in parallel does not help it can even make things worse ...
> adding faster disk and more memory will help ... also rescheduling
> the updates, so that you can do several updates to a single rrd
> file will help to.
> cheers
> tobi
> -- 
> Tobi Oetiker, OETIKER+PARTNER AG, Aarweg 15 CH-4600 Olten
> http://tobi.oetiker.ch tobi at oetiker.ch ++41 62 213 9902

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