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DBMS > InterSystems IRIS vs. Newts vs. RRDtool

System Properties Comparison InterSystems IRIS vs. Newts vs. RRDtool

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NameInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityTime Series DBMS based on CassandraIndustry 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 modelDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.72
Rank#131  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score2.28
Rank#114  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisopennms.github.io/­newtsoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikioss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperInterSystemsOpenNMS GroupTobias Oetiker
Initial release201820141999
Current release2021.1, June 20211.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric 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.yesnono infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
Java API
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaC 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 proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnono

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