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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.1//EN"
3          "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml11/DTD/xhtml11.dtd">
4<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en">
5<head>
6  <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" type="text/css" /> 
7  <meta http-equiv="refresh" content="300" />
8  <title>Munin :: definitions</title>
9  <meta http-equiv="content-type" content="application/xhtml+xml; charset=iso-8859-1" />
10  <meta name="author" content="Jimmy Olsen" />
11</head>
12<body> 
13 <table cellpadding="3" border="0">
14  <tr>
15     <td><div class="logo">&nbsp;</div></td>
16     <td valign="top"><h1>Definition of terms used in Munin</h1></td>
17    </tr>
18 </table>
19 <div class="box">
20 <table cellpadding="2" cellspacing="4" border="0">
21   <tr>
22     <td valign="top" align="left"><a id="data_types">Data&nbsp;types:</a></td>
23   </tr>
24   <tr>
25     <td colspan="2"><hr class="ruler" /></td>
26   </tr>
27   <tr>
28     <td valign="top" align="left">&ndash;&nbsp;<a id="gauge">Gauge</a></td>
29         <td valign="top" align="left">A data source of type gauge shows the state of the data source at the
30         exact moment that Munin is run (every 5 minutes). Any peaks in-between data gatherings, will not be in
31         the graph.</td>
32   </tr>
33   <tr>
34     <td valign="top" align="left">&ndash;&nbsp;<a id="counter">Counter</a></td>
35         <td valign="top" align="left">A data source of type counter shows the state of the data source as an
36         average between two plots (i.e. 5 minutes). Short peaks will therefore be hard to spot, but long peaks
37         will be spottable, even though it occurs between plots.</td>
38   </tr>
39   <tr>
40     <td valign="top" align="left">&ndash;&nbsp;<a id="derive">Derive</a></td>
41         <td valign="top" align="left">For the purposes of viewing data, the derive type works the same way as a
42         counter</td>
43   </tr>
44   <tr>
45     <td valign="top" align="left">&ndash;&nbsp;<a id="absolute">Absolute</a></td>
46         <td valign="top" align="left">Absolute works much as a counter, with the exception that it is assumed
47         that the counter value is set to 0 upon each read of it. It's not a good idea to run these plugins by
48         hand in-between Munin runs, since Munin won't receive all the data it expects.</td>
49   </tr>
50   <tr>
51     <td colspan="2"><hr class="ruler2" /></td>
52   </tr>
53   <tr>
54     <td valign="top" align="left"></td>
55   </tr>
56 </table>
57 </div>
58<table cellpadding="2" cellspacing="4" border="0">       
59  <tr>
60    <td><i class="small"><a href="http://www.linpro.no/projects/munin/">Munin</a></i></td>
61  </tr>
62</table>
63</body>
64</html>
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