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System Properties Comparison Graphite vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J

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NameGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRDF store
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Score3.32
Rank#78  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#314  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#223  Overall
#10  RDF stores
Websitegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.irondb.iordf4j.org
Technical documentationgraphite.readthedocs.iowww.irondb.io/­docsdocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperChris DavisCirconus LLC.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release200620172004
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonC and C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
LinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlyyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Sockets
HTTP APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in Luayes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infolockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnonono
More information provided by the system vendor
GraphiteIRONdbRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Licensing and pricing modelsIRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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