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DBMS > Graphite vs. Ignite vs. KairosDB

System Properties Comparison Graphite vs. Ignite vs. KairosDB

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NameGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.Distributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score5.50
Rank#67  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score5.41
Rank#69  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#38  Relational DBMS
Score0.75
Rank#200  Overall
#13  Time Series DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webignite.apache.orggithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdb
Technical documentationgraphite.readthedocs.ioapacheignite.readme.io/­docskairosdb.github.io
DeveloperChris DavisApache Software Foundation
Initial release200620152013
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.61.2.2, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonC++, Java, .NetJava
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlyyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Sockets
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes (replicated cache)selectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infolockingyesyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoSecurity Hooks for custom implementationssimple password-based access control

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