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System Properties Comparison Faircom EDGE vs. RRDtool

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NameFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsIndustry 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 store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.23
Rank#284  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#131  Relational DBMS
Score2.28
Rank#114  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databaseoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperFairCom CorporationTobias Oetiker
Initial release19791999
Current releaseV3, October 20201.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL TypesNumeric 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.yesno infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
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 proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++no
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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 user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.no

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