[rrd-users] Help with creating an rrd-db

Koenraad Lelong rrd-tool1 at de-brouwerij.be
Tue Jul 21 10:25:04 CEST 2009

Yashodhan deshpande schreef:
> Hi Koenraad,
>     The DS that you have chosen is COUNTER, which essentially means that
> it is supposed to be an ever increasing number and RRD would store the
> rate per second in the database. You mentioned that the values hardly
> change between two updates, that would explain the small values getting
> logged in the DB. Try using GAUGE instead as the typr of the DS.
> Regards,
> Yashodhan
Hi Yashodhan,
Although the data is a counter, I tried the GAUGE, and now I get more
acceptable results (see attachment). But, how do I get those dayly
values, i.e. "max of day" - "min of day"  ?

Anyway, thanks already.
Koenraad Lelong.
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