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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. IRONdb vs. RRDtool

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. IRONdb vs. RRDtool

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityIndustry 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 storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.14
Rank#185  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score2.65
Rank#115  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaseoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.circonus.com/­irondboss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperCirconus LLC.Tobias Oetiker
Initial release201620171999
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20181.8.0, 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonC and C++C infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxHP-UX
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infotext, numeric, histogramsNumeric 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 indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP APIin-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
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 proceduresyes, in Luano
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnono

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