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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. KairosDB vs. RRDtool

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA multi-model DBMSDistributed 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 modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.02
Rank#64  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score0.54
Rank#202  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score2.90
Rank#91  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdboss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­documentationkairosdb.github.iooss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperArangoDB GmbH / triagens GmbHTobias Oetiker
Initial release201220131999
Current release3.5.0, August 20191.2.2, November 20181.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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ArangoDB Oasis: Built and supported by the creators of ArangoDB, Oasis provides fully hosted, managed, and monitored cluster deployments of any size, with enterprise-grade security.
Implementation languageC, C++, JavaScriptJavaC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Raspbian
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesNumeric 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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON style queries
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
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 proceduresJavaScriptnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0Sharding infobased on Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyessimple password-based access controlno
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