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DBMS > Prometheus vs. Qdrant vs. RRDtool

System Properties Comparison Prometheus vs. Qdrant vs. RRDtool

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NamePrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonQdrant  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source Time Series DBMS and monitoring systemA high-performance vector database with neural network or semantic-based matchingIndustry 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 modelTime Series DBMSVector DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.61
Rank#50  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score1.35
Rank#179  Overall
#6  Vector DBMS
Score2.75
Rank#119  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websiteprometheus.iogithub.com/­qdrant/­qdrant
qdrant.tech
oss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationprometheus.io/­docsqdrant.tech/­documentationoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperQdrantTobias Oetiker
Initial release201520211999
Current release1.8.0, 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 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 languageGoRustC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Docker
Linux
macOS
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlyNumbers, Strings, Geo, BooleanNumeric 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 infoImport of XML data possiblenono infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesnoyes infoKeywords, numberic ranges, geo, full-textno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIgRPC
OpenAPI 3.0
RESTful HTTP/JSON API infoOpenAPI 3.0
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust
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 nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby FederationCollection-level replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency, tunable consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoKey-based authenticationno

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