[rrd-users] extract timestamp from every sample

Simon Hobson linux at thehobsons.co.uk
Tue Jul 26 13:23:14 CEST 2011

Fritjof Bornebusch - Skyfillers wrote:

>Hi folks,
>I have to get the timestamp from every sample which is in the data array:
>info , ds_rrd , data = rrdtool.fetch( rrd_file, "AVERAGE", 
>"--start", str(start), "--end", str(end) )
>How can I extract the timestamp?
>I'm using the Python API.

First thing - are you expecting to find the timestamps of the 
original data that was put in, or of the normalised/consolidated data 
you are getting out ? The former does not exist as it is never 
stored, the latter is in the data when using the standalone rrd tools.

Simon Hobson

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