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Whisper is a python implementation of a reimagined rrdtool database created as part of the Graphite project.

Whisper-rb is a Ruby wrapper on python implementation using rubypython.


The easiest way to install Whisper-rb is with RubyGems:

$ [sudo] gem install whisper


>> require 'whisper'
=> true
>> d = Whisper::Database.create('metric.wsp', [[10, 1000]])
=> #<Whisper::Database:0x101ec7a00 @path="metric.wsp">
>> d.update(rand(1000))
=> None
>> d.fetch(( - 100).to_i)
=> ((1300665760, 1300665860, 10), [None, None, None, None, None, None, None, None, 475.0, None])


Whisper-rb is available on GitHub, which can be browsed at:

and cloned with:

$ git clone git://


Once you've made your great commits:

  1. Fork whisper-rb
  2. Create a topic branch - git checkout -b my_branch
  3. Push to your branch - git push origin my_branch
  4. Create a Pull Request or an Issue with a link to your branch
  5. That's it!

You might want to checkout Resque's Contributing wiki page for information on coding standards, new features, etc.


Copyright (c) 2010-2011 Eric Lindvall. See LICENSE for details.

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