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DBMS > Graphite vs. Memgraph vs. OpenQM vs. RRDtool

System Properties Comparison Graphite vs. Memgraph vs. OpenQM vs. RRDtool

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NameGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scaleQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMSIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSGraph DBMSMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.34
Rank#83  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#313  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#244  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score2.68
Rank#95  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webmemgraph.comwww.openqm.comoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationgraphite.readthedocs.iodocs.memgraph.comwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentationoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperChris DavisMemgraph LtdMartin PhillipsTobias Oetiker
Initial release2006201719931999
Current release3.4-121.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoFree license availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonC and C++C infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
LinuxAIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free and schema-optionalyes infowith some exceptionsyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlyyesNumeric data only
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.nonoyesno infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Sockets
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infodynamic graph partitioningyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-Master replication using RAFTyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infowith snapshot isolationACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infolockingyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers, roles and permissionsAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelno

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