[rrd-users] is there a limit for the number of DS in rrd?

Simon Hobson linux at thehobsons.co.uk
Wed Jun 15 13:04:11 CEST 2011

Karl Fischer wrote:

>I'm using rrdtool since a couple of years now and just recently
>stumbled into this trap:
>I attempted to create a rrd with more than 32 DS using RRDs::create
>and failed. Doing the same with 'rrdtool create' on the cmdline worked.
>I did not attempt to analyze this any further and before I do
>so I'd like to know if there is a known limitation in rrdtool?

I know 512 DSs in one RRD works.

Simon Hobson

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