News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

php|architect:
Creating RRD graphs in PHP
February 25, 2011 @ 11:35:52

On the php|architect site today there's a new tutorial from Joshua Thijssen about using RDD graphs in PHP. RDD graphs are commonly used in dashboard monitoring applications for everything from web servers to network traffic. Joshua introduces you to the topic and shows you how to use the extension in a sample script.

You may not be familiar with the term RRD graph, but if I show you one, you probably recognize them instantaneously. They are used to plot all kind of data against time in a very easy way which is why they are used a lot in all kind of applications. Even though many consider RRD as a library to create graphs, it is actually more than that: it's a complete system to store aggregated data in a very efficient way.

He talks about how to load in the extension (or the command line, if it won't compile) and create a sample graph or two from some database information. The functions the extension enables make it simple to create some basic graphs quickly and easily.

1 comment voice your opinion now!
rdd graph tutorial introduction extension


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Till's Blog: phpChecklist

SitePoint PHP Blog: Git Hooks for Fun and Profit

JellyandCustard.com: Using DirectoryIterator to List Files in PHP

Christian Stocker\'s Blog: PHP 5, OS X, fink and iconv

Zend Developer Zone: Flex and PHP: Party in the Front, Business in the Back


Community Events





Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


community library threedevsandamaybe series bugfix list release laravel code application symfony developer podcast configure api language interview install wordpress introduction

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework