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more info on our graphite settings for stats.*

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Erik Kastner authored February 18, 2011

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@@ -57,6 +57,12 @@ Graphite uses "schemas" to define the different round robin datasets it houses (
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     pattern = ^stats\..*
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     retentions = 10:2160,60:10080,600:262974
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+That translates to:
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+* 6 hours of 10 second data (what we consider "near-realtime")
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+* 1 week of 1 minute data
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+* 5 years of 10 minute data
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+This has been a good tradeoff so far between size-of-file (round robin databases are fixed size) and data we care about. Each "stats" database is about 3.2 megs with these retentions.
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