[rrd-users] rrdtool

Andreas Maus A.Maus at science-computing.de
Wed Jan 27 14:42:36 CET 2010


No you can't import RRD files into Excel ;)

But you may write a shell script that generates
CSV files (e.g. from rrdtool fetch) and import the
generatet CSV files into Excel.



Kaushal Shriyan wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 6:57 PM, Marc Powell <marc at ena.com> wrote:
>> On Jan 27, 2010, at 7:04 AM, Kaushal Shriyan wrote:
>>> I understand that the first column is time since Jan 01,1970 and the
>>> second column is the value. When i copy 1.8796133337e+09 in excel
>>> sheet, I get weird values, Actually it should be some readable
>>> interger value about memory usage on a particular host.
>> It's in a standard scientific notation.
>> 1.8796133337e+09 = 1879613333.7 =~ 1.75 GB, assuming input was in bytes.
>> I'm not really an Excel user but I think all you need to do is make sure the cell type is 'number'.
> Hi Marc,
> I have 200 hosts monitored by collectd, can i import it directly in
> the excel sheet format, Basically I am collecting average mem usage
> and cpu usage for 200 servers for a period of 1 week and 1 month using
> rrd file.
> Is there a better way to do it ?
> Thanks and Regards,
> Kaushal
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