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System Properties Comparison KairosDB vs. RRDtool vs. TinkerGraph

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NameKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  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 lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
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Score0.54
Rank#202  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score2.90
Rank#91  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#275  Overall
#25  Graph DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdboss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtooltinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationkairosdb.github.iooss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperTobias Oetiker
Initial release201319992009
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 infoApache 2.0
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
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
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 possibleno
Secondary indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsGraphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
in-process shared library
Pipes
TinkerPop 3
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
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on Cassandranonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranonenone
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
nonenone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemonno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesoptional
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 controlnono

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