[rrd-users] graphing unconsolidated values

Jay Christopherson jc.listmail at gmail.com
Thu Oct 9 01:04:31 CEST 2008

I should mention that I did some searching and found reference to this link
that no longer exists:


On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 3:53 PM, Jay Christopherson <jc.listmail at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi-
> I understand that RRDTool is designed to store/graph rates and not values.
> That being said, I need to graph values for a few of my datasources.  I'd
> rather not have to setup a whole separate graphing system just for a few
> graphs so if it is possible, I'd like to use my existing rrdtool system to
> do this.  Is it possible to setup a datasource definition so that it will
> store (and subsequently be able to display) exact values?
> I'd like to stick with a 300s interval.  I am not an expert at rrdtool, but
> I have read the documentation on normalization and consolidation so I feel
> like I somewhat understand the underpinnings, but not enough to figure out
> how to make this work correctly.
> Thanks!
> Jay
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