[rrd-users] Strange GAUGE values when parsing MySQL output

A Darren Dunham ddunham at taos.com
Tue Aug 11 21:34:07 CEST 2009

On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 09:28:50PM +0200, Arthur Meeks Meeks wrote:
> Probably not, the script runs every 30 seconds and it took about a second to
> generate the graph.

Are you doing updates every 30 seconds?  Well, if you only have 300
second buckets, then there's no chance you'll get back the exact
numbers you put in.  

For that to happen you'd have to update exactly on the step

A step boundary is when the timestamp is evenly divisible by the step


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