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System Properties Comparison Graphite vs. ToroDB

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NameGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  Xexclude from comparison
ToroDB seems to be discontinued. Therefore it is excluded from the DB-Engines Ranking.
DescriptionData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.57
Rank#73  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webgithub.com/­torodb/­server
Technical documentationgraphite.readthedocs.io
DeveloperChris Davis8Kdata
Initial release20062016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL-V3
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
All OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlyyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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 indexesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Sockets
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
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
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles

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