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System Properties Comparison KairosDB vs. RRDtool vs. Solr

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NameKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  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.A widely used enterprise search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engine
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
Score57.78
Rank#17  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitegithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdboss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoollucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationkairosdb.github.iooss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doclucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperTobias OetikerApache Software Foundation
Initial release201319992004
Current release1.2.2, November 20181.7.2, May 20198.3.0, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSSOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
All OS with a Java VM and a servlet container inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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 infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono infosupports limited query time joins
APIs and other access methodsGraphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
in-process shared library
Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
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
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava plugins
Triggersnonoyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
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 Cassandranonecloud/distributed (via Zookeeper)
Master-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 infoslaves poll the master in predefined intervalls
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonooptimistic locking infoSolr 4
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 controlno

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