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System Properties Comparison Google Search Appliance vs. Riak KV vs. RRDtool

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NameGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.Distributed, fault tolerant key-value storeIndustry 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 modelSearch engineKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.77
Rank#90  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score5.47
Rank#58  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score2.68
Rank#95  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websiteenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlriak.com/­products/­riak-kvoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationsupport.google.com/­gsaoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperGoogleBasho TechnologiesTobias Oetiker
Initial release200220091999
Current release2.1.0, April 20151.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageErlangC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric 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 indexesrestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsAdministrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesC infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
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 proceduresJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between data sets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUser authentication via various security protocolsnono

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