[rrd-users] [rrd] Can't I turn off data smoothing for GAUGE?
larryjadams at comcast.net
Fri Aug 20 00:35:50 CEST 2010
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On Aug 19, 2010, at 1:27 PM, Philip Peake <philip at vogon.net> wrote:
> On 8/19/2010 8:15 AM, Tobias Oetiker wrote:
>> Today Philip Peake wrote:
>>> Yes ... I am actually measuring two parameters.
>>> One of them has fairly high numbers (in the 100's), the interpolation
>>> (or whatever you want to call it) is ok there. The actual number
>>> displayed is not too important as long as its something like right.
>>> The second set of samples are more like:
>>> 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
>>> They are integer values. Displaying them as (for example) 0.666732134 is
>> please elaborate ... time based integer data ? never seen it ...
> Ok ... lets try.
> This is a queue.
> In the trivial case, its empty.
> In other cases there are an integer number of items in the queue
> (partial items don't exist).
> Obviously, the number of items in the queue varies with time.
> Because of the short timescales involved in processing these items, any
> reading of the number of items in the queue is only a snapshot. Fraction
> of a second earlier or later and the number could be significantly
> different. But it will always integer.
> The data is not time based, its based upon request rates and processing
> rates. It will change with time but is essentially not itself directly
> related to time.
> Does that make sense?
If you dont want consolidation, then dont have more than one rra. The rrd is going to be big, but you wont have to worry about averages nearly as much. You can handle display (gprint) anomalies using a preset.
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