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System Properties Comparison MonetDB vs. RavenDB vs. RRDtool

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NameMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA relational database management system that stores data in columnsOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseIndustry 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 modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeGraph DBMS infoexperimental
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Score1.96
Rank#125  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score4.16
Rank#80  Overall
#14  Document stores
Score3.05
Rank#97  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.monetdb.orgravendb.netoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationravendb.net/­docsoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperMonetDB BVHibernating RhinosTobias Oetiker
Initial release200420101999
Current releaseJun2020-SP1, July 20204.2, May 20191.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license 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#C infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoNumeric 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.no infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsSQL-like query language (RQL)no
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
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 proceduresyes, in SQL, C, Ryesno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding via remote tablesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundleno
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MonetDBRavenDBRRDtool
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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