[rrd-users] COUNTER and values saved on database file

Simon Hobson linux at thehobsons.co.uk
Wed Jul 23 00:01:03 CEST 2008

Valter Douglas Lisbôa Jr. wrote:

>     RRDs::update(
>       $dbName,
>       "N:$user:$nice:$system:$idle:$kernel:$wait:$int:$softInt"
>     );
>When I retrive the data via fetch, I see that rrdtool does not save the raw
>value passed by RRDs::update.

Correct, it doesn't return the same value - it's not designed to.

See the tutorial on normalisation on Alex's 
website http://www.vandenbogaerdt.nl/rrdtool/

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