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DBMS > Hawkular Metrics vs. Memcached vs. PostGIS

System Properties Comparison Hawkular Metrics vs. Memcached vs. PostGIS

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NameHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.In-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingSpatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.04
Rank#332  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score26.02
Rank#31  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score31.64
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.hawkular.orgwww.memcached.orgpostgis.net
Technical documentationwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidegithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikipostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperCommunity supported by Red HatDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release201420032005
Current release1.6.9, November 20203.1.4, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaCC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions
Triggersyes infovia Hawkular Alertingnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on Cassandranoneyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityyes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolyes infobased on PostgreSQL

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