[development] Storing and graphing custom stats

Justin Ellison justin at techadvise.com
Tue Nov 16 14:10:05 UTC 2010

If you ask any sysadmin how to graph a metric over time, 99.999% of
them will respond 'rrdtool'.  Looks like there's a (very new) module
for rrdtool integration: http://drupal.org/project/rrdtool.

I personally haven't used the drupal module, but I use rrdtool on a daily basis.


On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 8:07 AM, Blake Senftner <bsenftner at earthlink.net> wrote:
> I also recommend the graphael module (a sub-module of the raphael module) for your graphing.
> I'm using Raphael, and loving it, and the graphael module provides nice easy to build table/bar/pie graphs.
> Sincerely,
> -Blake
> bsenftner at earthlink.net
> www.BlakeSenftner.com
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> On Nov 16, 2010, at 5:41 AM, Greg Knaddison wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 5:40 AM, Greenman <greenman at the-organization.com> wrote:
>>> Do we have a library that will handle the storage of data ?
>>> Statistics does not really let me plug in the things I want and Statistics
>>> Pro does a bit too much that I don't need. Some data works if I add it to my
>>> Google analytics, but that can be a bit limiting.
>>> Any ideas ?
>> That sounds like the perfect use for Sampler API:
>> http://drupal.org/project/sampler
>> Regards,
>> Greg
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