[Phpmyadmin-devel] GSoC - Server Stats

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Thu Apr 1 22:12:43 CEST 2010

Philip Frank a écrit :
> Hello everyone,
> I'm a student from Munich, Germany and stumbled across the GSoC Idea
> of collecting the data that is shown on the server status page and
> rendering them as graphs over time. I will apply in the next days,
> here is what I thought of implementing when I'm accepted:
> Data collection: In the past, I used rrdtool to collect stats on a
> server. Its datastore has a limited size - over time old entries get
> merged together and the data gets thinner, but is never completely
> deleted. Unfortunately, it is not very portable. Therefor, I would
> implement a similarily behaving datastore ontop of a mysql table. I
> think of storing each set of measures as a row and limit the number of
> total rows, making room for new entries by combining one pair of
> neighbouring old entries together.

Hi Philip,
so you plan that an external process will collect data? Please have a
look on this list archives, this was discussed a few days ago.

> Plotting: On the ideas page GD is suggeted, but I would prefer to use
> processing.js, which is a javascript library that draws on a canvas
> element with a similar usage.
> To connect to the datastore I would build a json interface for the
> collected data.
> Let me know, what you think of it!
> Best regards,
> Philip

Marc Delisle

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