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DBMS > OpenQM vs. RRDtool vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison OpenQM vs. RRDtool vs. TimescaleDB

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NameOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value 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.A time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.38
Rank#278  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score2.47
Rank#120  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score5.33
Rank#72  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-multivalue-application-development-platform/­rocket-open-qmoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­docdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperRocket Software, originally Martin PhillipsTobias OetikerTimescale
Initial release199319992017
Current release3.4-121.8.0, 20222.13.0, November 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSSOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableC
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infowith some exceptionsyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlynumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.yesno infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared library
Pipes
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
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
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesnoneyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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