LPAR2RRD uses for data keeping product RRDTool (round-robin database tool). Data is stored in a round-robin database (circular buffer)
A round-robin archive stores a fixed number of raw data. After that data being averaged.
Retention of data:
|1 minute (all data)|| 60 days |
|5 minutes averages || 3 months |
|1 hour averages|| 6 month |
|5 hours averages|| 1 year|
|1 day averages|| 3 years |
This means that you have all data (1 minutes samples) available 60 days back for historical reporting, then 5 minutes averages are available 3 months back etc ...
Retentions of all objects can be whenever changed without data lose.
Note: LPAR2RRD PREMIUM support covers retention changes for customers.
- require bigger disk space
- might have performance implication (in huge environments, on slows disks etc)