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System Properties Comparison RocksDB vs. RRDtool vs. TigerGraph

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NameRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable 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.A complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
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Score4.43
Rank#88  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Score2.65
Rank#115  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score2.08
Rank#135  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Websiterocksdb.orgoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikioss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­docdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.Tobias Oetiker
Initial release201319992017
Current release7.3.1, June 20221.8.0, 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSScommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableC++
Server operating systemsLinuxHP-UX
Linux
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data onlyyes
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 indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Java API
in-process shared library
Pipes
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
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
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACID
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
RocksDBRRDtoolTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsTigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesTigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosAnti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersFour out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricsANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTry TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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