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System Properties Comparison RRDtool vs. SQLite vs. TimesTen

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NameRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  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.Widely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.50
Rank#115  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score134.73
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score1.71
Rank#137  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Websiteoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolwww.sqlite.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­docwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmldocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperTobias OetikerDwayne Richard HippOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release199920001998
Current release1.7.2, May 20193.38.4  (4 May 2022), May 202211 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSSOpen Source infoPublic Domaincommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableC
Server operating systemsHP-UX
Linux
server-lessAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infodynamic column typesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlyyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.yes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedyes
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared library
Pipes
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
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
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoPL/SQL
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyes infovia file-system locksyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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