[rrd-users] building a huge rrd / any limitations?

Fabien Wernli wernli at in2p3.fr
Wed Jun 11 09:39:25 CEST 2008

On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 03:14:18AM +0200, Karl Fischer wrote:
> I'm planning to create a really huge rrd with 5-10 million rows
> holding about 100-200 entries each, so the complete rrd will reach
> a size of 5 .. 20 GB ...
> Are there any problems to expect when creating and using an rrd
> that size? Any limits to hit (like 32bit file pointers or so)?
> Has anybody out there done that before? Any experience?

I'd definitely reduce the number of DSs.
Try it out, the list will be very interested in your results :)

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