[rrd-users] changing step time?
tobi at oetiker.ch
Sat Apr 10 23:01:09 CEST 2010
Today Gregory Guthrie wrote:
> Thanks, interesting..
> > > "step" - specifically what happens if values are fed in more often?
> > Step is the size of each bin in the database - ie the length of each
> > time slot for which it can store data. Anything you feed it more
> > often that the step time is accumulated until the period is complete
> > and then it's all used to work out the single value stored for that
> > bin.
> > Eg, if you feed in values of 0,0,5,0,0 which all fit within one step
> > time, then the min, max, and average are all 1.
> This is a surprise! It would certainly appear at first glance that the max/min were 5 & 1.
min and max are the minimal and maximal 1 step value ... otherwhise
this would be pretty arbitrary ...
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