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System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. RRDtool

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NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn IoT native database with high performance for data management and analysis, deployable on the edge and the cloud and integrated with Hadoop, Spark and FlinkIndustry 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 modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.19
Rank#176  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score2.14
Rank#124  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationiotdb.apache.org/­UserGuide/­Master/­QuickStart/­QuickStart.htmloss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperApache Software FoundationTobias Oetiker
Initial release20181999
Current release1.1.0, April 20231.8.0, 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric 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.nono infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Native API
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Java
Python
Scala
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 proceduresyesno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by time range) + vertical partitioning (by deviceId)none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication methods; using Raft/IoTConsensus algorithm to ensure strong/eventual data consistency among multiple replicasnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsIntegration with Hadoop and Sparkno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Strong Consistency with Raft
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesno

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