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DBMS > Citus vs. Graphite vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. MonetDB

System Properties Comparison Citus vs. Graphite vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. MonetDB

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperHawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.A relational database management system that stores data in columns
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.48
Rank#140  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score5.58
Rank#70  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#332  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score1.88
Rank#125  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.citusdata.comgithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.hawkular.orgwww.monetdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.comgraphite.readthedocs.iowww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidewww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperChris DavisCommunity supported by Red HatMonetDB BV
Initial release2010200620142004
Current release8.1, December 2018Jul2021-SP2, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCPythonJavaC
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Unix
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyesyes
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.yes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalitynono
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsnonoyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensions
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HTTP API
Sockets
HTTP RESTJDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.nonoyes, in SQL, C, R
Triggersyesnoyes infovia Hawkular Alertingyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infobased on CassandraSharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsnoneselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental status
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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CitusGraphiteHawkular MetricsMonetDB
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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