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NameRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIndustry 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.Columnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.69
Rank#115  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score4.72
Rank#84  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Websiteoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­dochelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperTobias OetikerSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release19991994
Current release1.8.0, 202216.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSScommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsHP-UX
Linux
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric 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.no infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possibleno
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared library
Pipes
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC 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#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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