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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. JaguarDB vs. RRDtool

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsIndustry 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 DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score29.15
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#389  Overall
#63  Key-value stores
Score3.02
Rank#107  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.datajaguar.comoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phposs.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperDataJaguar, Inc.Tobias Oetiker
Initial release201320151999
Current release2.5.1, November 20222.9.4 September 20181.8.0, 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL V3.0Open Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
LinuxHP-UX
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and StringsyesNumeric 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.nonono infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
ODBC
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
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 proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
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.yes infoDepending on used storage enginenoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsrights management via user accountsno
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InfluxDBJaguarDBRRDtool
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,900 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 24,900 GitHub stars Over 750,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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