[Nagiosplug-devel] State retention functionality

William Preston nagiosplug-devel at spidalinx.co.uk
Wed Jun 16 18:27:48 CEST 2010

On Jun 16, 2010, at 5:29 PM, Ton Voon wrote:
> I have a need to enhance check_snmp to provide support for differences  
> between counters and so I'm going to create some library functions for  
> handling state between invocations of a plugin. I've been working with  
> Holger on the design and we're happy with this:
>   http://nagiosplugins.org/rfc/state_retention
> This is based on the email threads some time ago started by Alain.  
> I've taken all the comments and tried to get something small and neat.
> Any comments welcome. I'm planning on starting to code this tomorrow.

I realise I've come a bit late to the party here, but
have you considered memcached?

It seems to me to be a tried and trusted mechanism that many
admins are already familiar with, is distributed, cached, scaleable etc.
And it should be less work to implement than building something new :-)


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