[rrd-users] Confusion about VDEF total and graph values

humke arjan.hummel at gmail.com
Thu Oct 13 16:22:13 CEST 2016

Actually talking about microcubes of gas per hour sounds kinda cool.

By the way, I am not sure why you don't see the code with the variables.
It's there when I lookup the post via the forum solution on oetiker's
rrdtool website:

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On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 4:06 PM, humke [via RRD Mailinglists] <
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> Ah yes of course, that just explains it Alex, thanks!
> I didn't think this through enough. There's more happening than just
> calculating the difference between the last two measured values. When
> graphed that difference is spread out over 3600 seconds (in my case), thus
> indeed becoming a rate.
> I remember reading many times about this rate vs value thing (maybe even
> on your site). I guess working with GAUGE DST's a lot (which are already a
> rate) before starting with the gas counter made me forget this important
> part.
> Thanks again!
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