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DBMS > KairosDB vs. Riak TS vs. RRDtool

System Properties Comparison KairosDB vs. Riak TS vs. RRDtool

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NameKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2Riak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVIndustry 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 DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.54
Rank#202  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#252  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score2.90
Rank#91  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbbasho.com/­products/­riak-tsoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationkairosdb.github.iooss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperBasho TechnologiesTobias Oetiker
Initial release201320151999
Current release1.2.2, November 20181.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open SourceOpen 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 languageJavaErlangC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoNumeric 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 indexesnorestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsGraphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
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 proceduresnoJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandraShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandraselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between datasets can be storedno
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple password-based access controlnono

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