[rrd-users] brief question on DS update frequency
linux at thehobsons.co.uk
Thu Apr 22 15:49:15 CEST 2010
Dave Whitehead wrote:
>I have a RRD (step 300 secs) - and one RRA (12 PDP per row). It's a
>GAUGE (min 0, max 60000).
>If I update this DS *much* more often than 300 secs what effect will
>that have - eg maybe every 20-30 secs. Will RRD "sort it out"?
Yes, it's part of the normalisation process. Alex has a good tutorial
on normalisation at http://www.vandenbogaerdt.nl/rrdtool/
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