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System Properties Comparison Citus vs. RRDtool vs. SQream DB

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLIndustry 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.a GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloads
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score1.01
Rank#148  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Score2.71
Rank#94  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score0.46
Rank#213  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.citusdata.comoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolsqream.com
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.comoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­docdocs.sqream.com/­latest/­manual
DeveloperTobias OetikerSQream Technologies
Initial release201019992014
Current release8.1, December 20181.7.2, May 20192019.2.1, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSScommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableC++, CUDA, Haskell
Server operating systemsLinuxHP-UX
Linux
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyes, ANSI Standard SQL Types
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 functionalityno infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
in-process shared library
Pipes
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
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
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.nouser defined functions in Python
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyes
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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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Specific characteristicsDue to exponentially growing data, organizations today are facing slowdowns, with...
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Competitive advantagesMuch faster time to insight Analyze significantly more data Achieve previously unobtainable...
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Typical application scenariosWhat can you do with 100x faster SQL analytics? Better and more timely decision making...
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Key customersSome of our customers include: LG Uplus, AIS (Advanced Info Service), ACL Mobile,...
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