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System Properties Comparison KairosDB vs. RRDtool vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  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.MultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSMultivalue 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
Score3.43
Rank#80  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdboss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationkairosdb.github.iooss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­docwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperTobias OetikerRocket Software
Initial release201319991985
Current release1.2.2, November 20181.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSScommercial
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# availableC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyoptional
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
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based 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
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonoyes infoU2 Basic
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 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
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infoconfigurable
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple password-based access controlnoAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based

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