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System Properties Comparison RethinkDB vs. RRDtool vs. Splice Machine vs. TimesTen

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NameRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.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.Open-Source SQL RDBMS for Operational and Analytical use cases with native Machine Learning, powered by Hadoop and SparkIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score3.09
Rank#99  Overall
#19  Document stores
Score2.50
Rank#115  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#91  Relational DBMS
Score1.71
Rank#137  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Websiterethinkdb.comoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolsplicemachine.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationrethinkdb.com/­docsoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­docdoc.splicemachine.comdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Tobias OetikerSplice MachineOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2009199920141998
Current release2.4.1, August 20201.7.2, May 20193.1, March 202111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSSOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryNumeric data onlyyesyes
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 infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possibleno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared library
Pipes
JDBC
Native Spark Datasource
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
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
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Scala
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoJavaPL/SQL
TriggersClient-side triggers through changefeedsnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding inforange basednoneShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoYes, via Full Spark Integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operationsnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMVCC basedyes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousers and table-level permissionsnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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