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System Properties Comparison Graphite vs. KairosDB

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NameGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score3.34
Rank#79  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score0.54
Rank#197  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdb
Technical documentationgraphite.readthedocs.iokairosdb.github.io
DeveloperChris Davis
Initial release20062013
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languagePythonJava
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlyyes
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 indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Sockets
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
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
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple password-based access control

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