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DBMS > RRDtool vs. SpaceTime vs. SQL.JS

System Properties Comparison RRDtool vs. SpaceTime vs. SQL.JS

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NameRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  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.SpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.Port of SQLite to JavaScript
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.75
Rank#134  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#378  Overall
#7  Spatial DBMS
Score0.54
Rank#244  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Websiteoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolwww.mireo.com/­spacetimesql.js.org
Technical documentationoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­docsql.js.org/­documentation/­index.html
DeveloperTobias OetikerMireoAlon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by others
Initial release199920202012
Current release1.8.0, 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSScommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableC++JavaScript
Server operating systemsHP-UX
Linux
Linuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric 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.no infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possiblenono
Secondary indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implementedyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared library
Pipes
RESTful HTTP APIJavaScript 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++
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneFixed-grid hypercubesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneReal-time block device replication (DRBD)none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno infoexcept by serializing a db to a file
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesno

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