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System Properties Comparison KairosDB vs. RRDtool vs. VoltDB

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NameKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  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.Distributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational 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
Score1.78
Rank#119  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdboss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationkairosdb.github.iooss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­docdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperTobias OetikerVoltDB Inc.
Initial release201319992010
Current release1.2.2, November 20181.7.2, May 20199.0, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSSOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableJava, C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
OS X infofor development
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 infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsGraphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
in-process shared library
Pipes
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON 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
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava
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-master replication
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
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
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 controlnoUsers and roles with access to stored procedures

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