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System Properties Comparison Geode vs. KairosDB vs. RRDtool

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2Industry 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 storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.76
Rank#120  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score0.54
Rank#202  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score2.90
Rank#91  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitegeode.apache.orggithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdboss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docskairosdb.github.iooss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Tobias Oetiker
Initial release200220131999
Current release1.1, February 20171.2.2, November 20181.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinux
OS X
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
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.nonono infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)nono
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
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 proceduresuser defined functionsnono
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodenono
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definablesimple password-based access controlno

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