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DBMS > KairosDB vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer vs. RRDtool

System Properties Comparison KairosDB vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer vs. RRDtool

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NameKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Data Explorer  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2Fully managed big data interactive analytics platformIndustry 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 DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.54
Rank#202  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score2.00
Rank#113  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score2.90
Rank#91  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbazure.microsoft.com/­services/­data-exploreross.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationkairosdb.github.iodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-exploreross.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperMicrosoftTobias Oetiker
Initial release201320191999
Current release1.2.2, November 20181.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedHP-UX
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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.noyesno infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoKusto Query Language (KQL), SQL subsetno
APIs and other access methodsGraphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
Microsoft SQL Server communication protocol (MS-TDS)
RESTful HTTP API
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
.Net
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PowerShell
Python
R
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 proceduresnoYes. Languages: KQL, Python, Rno
TriggersnoTable-level update policy rules can be used to automatically run a query and ingest its results when data is ingested into another table.no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
none
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple password-based access controlAzure Active Directory Authenticationno

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