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System Properties Comparison Interbase vs. RRDtool

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NameInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandIndustry 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 modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score7.12
Rank#49  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score3.19
Rank#93  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbaseoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbaseoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperEmbarcaderoTobias Oetiker
Initial release19841999
Current releaseInterBase 2017, March 20171.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric 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.no infoexport as XML data possibleno infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
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 proceduresyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInterbase Change Viewsnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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