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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. KairosDB vs. RRDtool

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2Industry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.16
Rank#139  Overall
#69  Relational DBMS
Score0.54
Rank#202  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score2.90
Rank#91  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitealtibase.comgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdboss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualskairosdb.github.iooss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperAltibaseTobias Oetiker
Initial release199920131999
Current release7.1, July 20171.2.2, November 20181.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
OS X
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data only
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonono infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92nono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple password-based access controlno
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AltibaseKairosDBRRDtool
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNo License Cost Altibase is an open source DBMS which includes its sharding Subscription...
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