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System Properties Comparison InfinityDB vs. RRDtool vs. TerminusDB

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NameInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceIndustry 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.Scalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.03
Rank#342  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Score2.51
Rank#117  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#305  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websiteboilerbay.comoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolterminusdb.com
Technical documentationboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­docterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperBoiler Bay Inc.Tobias OetikerDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release200219992018
Current release4.01.8.0, 202210.0.21, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSSOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableProlog, Rust
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMHP-UX
Linux
Linux
Data schemeyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysNumeric data onlyyes
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 infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possibleno
Secondary indexesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
in-process shared library
Pipes
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesJavaC 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
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilitynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoRole-based access control

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