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System Properties Comparison GreptimeDB vs. Prometheus vs. RRDtool

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NameGreptimeDB  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn open source Time Series DBMS built for increased scalability, high performance and efficiencyOpen-source Time Series DBMS and monitoring systemIndustry 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 DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.08
Rank#355  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score8.61
Rank#50  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score2.75
Rank#119  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websitegreptime.comprometheus.iooss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationdocs.greptime.comprometheus.io/­docsoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperGreptime Inc.Tobias Oetiker
Initial release202220151999
Current release1.8.0, 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageRustGoC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsDocker
Linux
macOS
Linux
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeFixed schemayesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyNumeric 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.nono infoImport of XML data possibleno infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsgRPC
HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIin-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
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 proceduresPythonnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby Federationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynonenone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono
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GreptimeDBPrometheusRRDtool
Specific characteristicsGreptimeDB is a SQL & Python-enabled timeseries database system built from scratch...
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Competitive advantages- Inherits advantages of Rust, such as excellent performance, memory safe, resource...
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Typical application scenariosFor IoT industries, GreptimeDB can seamless integrate with message queues and other...
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Key customersGreptime's clients span multiple sectors including IoT, connected vehicles, and energy...
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Market metricsGreptimeDB has garnered global recognition by topping GitHub trends following its...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGreptimeDB: open source, distributed, cloud-native TSDB; supports Hybrid Time-series...
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