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DBMS > OrientDB vs. Prometheus vs. RRDtool

System Properties Comparison OrientDB vs. Prometheus vs. RRDtool

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NameOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)Open-source Time Series DBMS and monitoring systemIndustry 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 modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.38
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Document stores
#6  Graph DBMS
#15  Key-value stores
Score8.00
Rank#51  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score2.47
Rank#120  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Websiteorientdb.orgprometheus.iooss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.htmlprometheus.io/­docsoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPTobias Oetiker
Initial release201020151999
Current release3.2.26, January 20241.8.0, 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open 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 languageJavaGoC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)Linux
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyNumeric 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 infoImport of XML data possibleno infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language, no joinsnono
APIs and other access methodsTinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIin-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
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 proceduresJava, Javascriptnono
TriggersHooksnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infoby Federationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocould be achieved with distributed queriesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationship in graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurablenono

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