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System Properties Comparison KairosDB vs. RRDtool vs. Splice Machine

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NameKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  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.Open-Source SQL RDBMS powered by Spark and Hadoop
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.54
Rank#202  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score2.90
Rank#91  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score0.72
Rank#178  Overall
#89  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdboss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolwww.splicemachine.com
Technical documentationkairosdb.github.iooss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­docdoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperTobias OetikerJohn Leach
Initial release201319992014
Current release1.2.2, November 20181.7.2, May 20192.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSSOpen Source infoextended commercial Enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyes
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 possible
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsGraphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
in-process shared library
Pipes
JDBC
ODBC
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
Java
JRuby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infoJava
Triggersnonoyes
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-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infouses HBase instead
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
noneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple password-based access controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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