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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. KairosDB vs. RRDtool

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsDistributed 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 storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score0.54
Rank#202  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score2.90
Rank#91  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdboss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestkairosdb.github.iooss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperTobias Oetiker
Initial release201620131999
Current release1.2.2, November 20181.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesNumeric 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 SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
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 proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual 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 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 controlyessimple password-based access controlno

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