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System Properties Comparison Graphite vs. KairosDB vs. mSQL vs. Sphinx

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NameGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  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 H2mSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.53
Rank#75  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score0.73
Rank#201  Overall
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score1.78
Rank#121  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score7.04
Rank#56  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbhughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationgraphite.readthedocs.iokairosdb.github.iosphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperChris DavisHughes TechnologiesSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2006201319942001
Current release1.2.2, November 20184.2, April 20193.3.1 , July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlyyesyesno
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 indexesnonoyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Sockets
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on CassandranoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infolockingyesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
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 controlnono

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