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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. RRDtool vs. Stardog

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsIndustry 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.Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualization
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score24.15
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score3.19
Rank#99  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score1.48
Rank#144  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdboss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­docwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperTobias OetikerStardog-Union
Initial release201319992010
Current release1.8.0, April 20201.7.2, May 20197.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSScommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and StringsNumeric 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 infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesnonoyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
in-process shared library
Pipes
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
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
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersnonoyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynoneMulti-source replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyes
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 engineyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsnoAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBRRDtoolStardog
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Stardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Stardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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