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System Properties Comparison Graphite vs. Hypertable

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NameGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as Hadoop
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSWide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.57
Rank#73  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-web
Technical documentationgraphite.readthedocs.io
DeveloperChris DavisHypertable Inc.
Initial release20062009
Current release0.9.8.11, March 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languagePythonC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Linux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlyno
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.no
Secondary indexesnorestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scans
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Sockets
C++ API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor on file system level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infolockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono

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