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System Properties Comparison KairosDB vs. RRDtool vs. Sequoiadb

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NameKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2Industry 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.NewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Relational 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
Score2.90
Rank#91  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#244  Overall
#35  Document stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdboss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolwww.sequoiadb.com
Technical documentationkairosdb.github.iooss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­docwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=index
DeveloperTobias OetikerSequoiadb Ltd.
Initial release201319992013
Current release1.2.2, November 20181.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSSOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regex
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.nono infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possibleno
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsGraphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
in-process shared library
Pipes
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
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
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJavaScript
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandranoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandranoneMaster-slave replication
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
noneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoDocument is locked during a transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyes
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple password-based access controlnosimple password-based access control
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KairosDBRRDtoolSequoiadb
Specific characteristicsSequoiaDB is a financial-level distributed database including three storage modes:...
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Competitive advantagesSequoiaDB provides a leading OLTP solution in the industry, and perfectly addresses...
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Typical application scenariosAs a financial-level distributed database management system, SequoiaDB supports distributed...
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Key customersChina Minsheng Bank ​ Bank of China Hengfeng Bank China GUANGFA Bank PICC China Mobile...
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Market metrics2017,2018 Gartner’s Database Report Listed More than 1000 enterprise customers and...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source GPL/Commercial licensing for enterprise version and services
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