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System Properties Comparison Machbase vs. MySQL vs. RRDtool

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NameMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTimeSeries DBMS for IoT and BigDataWidely used open source RDBMSIndustry 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 modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APITime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.08
Rank#302  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score1283.06
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score2.72
Rank#90  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.machbase.comwww.mysql.comoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationdoc.machbase.comdev.mysql.com/­docoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperMachbaseOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunTobias Oetiker
Initial release201319951999
Current releaseV4.08.0.18, October 20191.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree test version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC and C++C infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric 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.noyesno infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoproprietary syntaxno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infovolatile and lookup tableyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple password-based access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesno
More information provided by the system vendor
Machbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxMySQLRRDtool
Specific characteristicsMachbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data processing Machbase processes (i.e. collecting, storing, indexing,...
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Typical application scenariosDistributed Query In Machbase Enterprise Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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Key customersSamsung, POSCO, Hyundai heavy industries, SFA
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Market metricsReal-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMachbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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