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System Properties Comparison Graphite vs. OpenTSDB

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NameGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBase
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.40
Rank#82  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score2.66
Rank#105  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webopentsdb.net
Technical documentationgraphite.readthedocs.ioopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.html
DeveloperChris Daviscurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributors
Initial release20062011
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoLGPL
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonJava
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlynumeric 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.nono
Secondary indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Sockets
HTTP API
Telnet API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency infobased on HBase
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 controlnono

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