[rrd-users] SVG interaction on RRDs graphs
tobi at oetiker.ch
Tue Sep 6 06:27:54 CEST 2011
Today Richard Wall wrote:
> On 2 September 2011 15:42, Tobias Oetiker <tobi at oetiker.ch> wrote:
> > one problem of this aproach is, that the rrd data format is
> > different depending on the architecture where rrdtool is running
> Yeah, I know this ought to be a problem, but actually it hasn't bitten
> me so far.
> All my RRDs are generated on Linux x86 (32 and 64bit) and these seem
> Linux x86 32 / 64 and MacOSX.
> Maybe its just luck.
> completely doomed, or are there combinations of RRD source
> architecture and client arch that will generally work?
well it is just work ... not particularly difficult, but in the
end, you always will
* track any changes in the rrdtool format happening in the backend
* deal with the fact that rrd files can be realy big
> I read your portable RRD wiki page which sounds promising.
> * http://oss.oetiker.ch/rrdtool-trac/wiki/PortableRrdFormat
yes ... unfortunately noone seems willing to sponsor such work
> > ... if you used rrdtool xport in the backend you would get to a
> > more portable solution where you can even save bandwith by doing
> > some of the processing serverside ...
> Yes, I'll certainly give that a try.
Tobi Oetiker, OETIKER+PARTNER AG, Aarweg 15 CH-4600 Olten, Switzerland
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