Hi speed trading - hi speed monitoring

Christopher J. Pilkington cjp at 0x1.net
Thu Feb 16 13:25:32 CST 2012


On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 03:03:55PM +0200, Hank Nussbacher wrote:
> Anyone who has managed a network knows that when you look at your
> MRTG/Cacti graphs at 5min, 10min ,15min intervals - all looks well.
> Start looking at 1sec intervals and you will see spikes that hit
> 100% of capacity - even on networks running at 25% average
> utilization.

As sampling rate approaches zero, so will the "spikyness" of the
graph--ultimately an interface is either sending a frame (100%) or it's
not (0%).

-cjp



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