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DBMS > Prometheus vs. RocksDB vs. RRDtool

System Properties Comparison Prometheus vs. RocksDB vs. RRDtool

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NamePrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source Time Series DBMS and monitoring systemEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Industry 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 DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.61
Rank#50  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score4.52
Rank#83  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score2.75
Rank#119  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websiteprometheus.iorocksdb.orgoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationprometheus.io/­docsgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikioss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.Tobias Oetiker
Initial release201520131999
Current release8.10.0, December 20231.8.0, 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSDOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC++C infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
LinuxHP-UX
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlynoNumeric 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 indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIC++ API
Java API
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
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 proceduresnonono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby Federationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesno
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 controlnonono

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