[rrd-users] [rrd] Can't I turn off data smoothing for GAUGE?

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Thu Aug 19 16:26:35 CEST 2010

Today Philip Peake wrote:

>  Then for a huge class of problems, actually, IMHO, most real world
> problems not involving rate of change, its useless.
> Tell me how I synchronize a data source to RDD's concept of sample times?
> Actually, what is RDD's concept of sample times? How does it determine
> the start?
> I would assume time starts with the first entry (or is it the time it is
> created?).

the time slots are aligned to the epoch (1.1.1970).

The sample interval is always from the last update to the curent


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