[collectd] what do you use for graphing?

Amit Gupta amit.gupta221 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 15 13:28:17 CEST 2009

I have been using collectd and rrdtool for quite sometime and it works great
for me. collectd has a rrdtool plugin which writes the values to RRD-files
using <http://oss.oetiker.ch/rrdtool/>librrd.

Once you have data in the rrd files, then you could use rrdttool utility to
draw graphs.

Here is a nice tutorial about rrdtool for you to get started:

On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 4:07 PM, Mariusz Gronczewski <xani666 at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi
> 2009/9/15 Jeffrey 'jf' Lim <jfs.world at gmail.com>:
> > hey folks, I'm relatively new to the idea of RRDs (would you believe
> it!),
> > and graphing, and collectd, so i thought i'd try to get a poll of the
> > thoughts of the group here, who will be so much more knowledgeable than
> me.
> > What do you use for graphing and how do you set it up? Do u use csv, rrd,
> > ..?
> Good start is collection in contrib dir of collectd. I use that and
> drraw. RRD is atm best for graphs coz for example CSV from 3 days of
> my network (17 nodes) was almost 3GB of data.
> Regards
> Mariusz
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