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System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. Graphite vs. Infobright

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Database based on LuceneData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontend
Primary database modelDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.72
Rank#222  Overall
#37  Document stores
#5  Spatial DBMS
#15  Search engines
#18  Time Series DBMS
#10  Vector DBMS
Score5.04
Rank#64  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score0.91
Rank#195  Overall
#89  Relational DBMS
Websitecratedb.comgithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdb
Technical documentationcratedb.com/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.io
DeveloperCrateChris DavisIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.
Initial release201320062005
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaPythonC
Server operating systemsAll Operating Systems, including Kubernetes with CrateDB Kubernetes Operator supportLinux
Unix
Linux
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyes
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
Secondary indexesyesnono infoKnowledge Grid Technology used instead
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraints, and PostgreSQL compatibilitynoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Sockets
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.NET
Erlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
R
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions (Javascript)nono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesConfigurable replication on table/partition-levelnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read-after-write consistency on record level
noneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategynoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyes
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 controlrights management via user accountsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilities

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