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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. RRDtool

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NameMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsIndustry 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 modelWide column storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.35
Rank#77  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score2.50
Rank#115  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tablesoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperMicrosoftTobias Oetiker
Initial release20121999
Current release1.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemshostedHP-UX
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric 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 indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIin-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
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 proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataoptimistic lockingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesno

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