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System Properties Comparison Graphite vs. KairosDB vs. OpenTSDB

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NameGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  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 H2Scalable Time Series DBMS based on HBase
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.58
Rank#70  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#210  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score1.86
Rank#126  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbopentsdb.net
Technical documentationgraphite.readthedocs.iokairosdb.github.ioopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.html
DeveloperChris Daviscurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributors
Initial release200620132011
Current release1.2.2, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoLGPL
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlyyesnumeric data for metrics, strings for tags
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
Secondary indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Sockets
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
HTTP API
Telnet API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandraselectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on HBase
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple password-based access controlno

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