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DBMS > Derby vs. Linter vs. RRDtool

System Properties Comparison Derby vs. Linter vs. RRDtool

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NameDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonLinter  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.RDBMS for high security requirementsIndustry 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 modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.86
Rank#61  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#364  Overall
#153  Relational DBMS
Score2.81
Rank#116  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websitedb.apache.org/­derbylinter.ruoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmloss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperApache Software Foundationrelex.ruTobias Oetiker
Initial release199719901999
Current release10.16.1.1, May 20221.8.0, 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
Android
BSD
HP Open VMS
iOS
Linux
OS X
VxWorks
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric 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.yesnono infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
LINQ
ODBC
OLE DB
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Ruby
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresyes infoproprietary syntax with the possibility to convert from PL/SQLno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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