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DBMS > Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. RDF4J vs. RRDtool vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. RDF4J vs. RRDtool vs. SwayDB

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NameMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.Industry 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.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelWide column storeRDF storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store
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Score5.28
Rank#71  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score0.67
Rank#209  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score2.27
Rank#114  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#330  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tablesrdf4j.orgoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolswaydb.io
Technical documentationrdf4j.org/­documentationoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperMicrosoftSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Tobias OetikerSimer Plaha
Initial release2012200419992018
Current release1.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSSOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableScala
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data onlyno
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 indexesnoyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
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
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnono
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.nonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataoptimistic lockingACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usednoAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesnonono

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