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NameLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory JavaScript DBMSIndustry 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.
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.54
Rank#232  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score2.52
Rank#117  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperTobias Oetiker
Initial release20141999
Current release1.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data only
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 indexesyes infovia viewsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIin-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC 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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono

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