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System Properties Comparison KairosDB vs. NuoDB vs. RRDtool

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NameKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2NuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsIndustry 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
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Score0.54
Rank#202  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.92
Rank#160  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Score2.90
Rank#91  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbwww.nuodb.comoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationkairosdb.github.iodoc.nuodb.comoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperNuoDB, Inc.Tobias Oetiker
Initial release201320131999
Current release1.2.2, November 20181.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++C infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
HP-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.nonono infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsGraphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
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 proceduresnoJava, SQLno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on Cassandradata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtennone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBnone
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
Immediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infotunable commit protocolno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCCyes 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.noyes infoTemporary tableyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple password-based access controlStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Usersno
More information provided by the system vendor
KairosDBNuoDBRRDtool
Specific characteristicsHorizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
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Competitive advantagesNuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
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Typical application scenariosOperational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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Key customersDassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Market metricsFast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
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