[hobbit] Newbie - Source data?

FIGARO Nicolas nfigaro at effigie.fr
Mon Dec 5 16:45:54 CET 2005

> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : Mike Barfield [mailto:Mike.Barfield at syniverse.com] 
> Envoyé : lundi 5 décembre 2005 15:43
> À : hobbit at hswn.dk
> Objet : [hobbit] Newbie - Source data?
> All,
Hobbit has some report tools included.
But I can't blame someone who wishes to play with excel, 
christmas is coming and its a good toy :) :) 
> I installed Hobbit a few weeks ago and it running fine. 
> Someone in upper management happened to see Hobbit in action 
> and now wants more. He uses nothing but Excel and therefore 
> wants the raw Hobbit data so he can play with spreadsheets 
> all day long. My question is where can I find the raw data 
> that Hobbit uses to create it's graphs? Namely the "trends" 
> graph for "cpu Utilization". I've looked at the 
> data/hist/hostname/ files, but it doesn't look like they're 
> used for graph generation.
The graphs are generated with rrdtool. 
You can try "rrdtool dump" with any of the rrd files in the rrd subdirectory. 
> Mike Barfield
> Syniverse Technologies
Nicolas Figaro 

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