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DBMS > Cachelot.io vs. Google Cloud Datastore vs. RRDtool

System Properties Comparison Cachelot.io vs. Google Cloud Datastore vs. RRDtool

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NameCachelot.io  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory caching systemAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformIndustry 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 modelKey-value storeDocument storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#60  Key-value stores
Score7.10
Rank#62  Overall
#11  Document stores
Score2.69
Rank#115  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Websitecachelot.iocloud.google.com/­datastoreoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docsoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperGoogleTobias Oetiker
Initial release201520081999
Current release1.8.0, 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoSimplified BSD LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hostedHP-UX
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes, details hereNumeric 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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (GQL)no
APIs and other access methodsMemcached protocolgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
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 proceduresnousing Google App Engineno
TriggersnoCallbacks using the Google Apps Engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication using Paxosnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on type of query and configuration infoStrong Consistency is default for entity lookups and queries within an Entity Group (but can instead be made eventually consistent). Other queries are always eventual consistent.none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of Transactionsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)no

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