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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. KairosDB vs. RRDtool

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsDistributed 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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Score21.78
Rank#31  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.54
Rank#202  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score2.90
Rank#91  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdboss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftkairosdb.github.iooss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Tobias Oetiker
Initial release201220131999
Current release1.2.2, November 20181.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCJavaC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemshostedLinux
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 indexesrestrictednono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCJava
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 proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonnono
Triggersnonono
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 integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnono
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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