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Google Summer of Code 2014 Ganglia

RRDtool data access from data analysis frameworks

by Plamen Dimitrov for Ganglia

Packages like R/Weka are very powerful and proven in their ability to efficiently analyze data using a variety of techniques. Dumping the contents of an rrd file to XML (with rrddump) and csv ( is possible. While csv can be easily read into any of these tools, being able to directly read the binary data and not exporting it to an intermediate format first would be a lot more efficient and time-saving.