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

Karl Fischer rrd-users at ficos.de
Thu Jun 12 00:41:28 CEST 2008

> Hi Karl,
>> If that's the case I can split up into multiple rrd's
>> with a lower number of DS per rrd and each of them will
>> still stay below 2GB ...
>> Any comments on the performance such a rrd might show?
>> Think about storing values for a 5+ year period with a
>> one minute resolution ... (3+ million rows)
> Performance will be fine ... rrd is not impacted by the size of the
> file ... you should keep lower resolutio RRAs along side the hires
> RRAs though, so that when doing a yearly graph or something like
> this, not the whole 5 mio records have to be read ...
> cheers
> tobi

Hi Tobi,

great - that sounds good to me.
Means if I stay below the 2GB file size (and within the 32bit time
range ;-) ), I should be safe ?


- Karl

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