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System Properties Comparison RRDtool vs. STSdb vs. ToroDB

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NameRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  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.Key-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
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Score3.05
Rank#97  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#297  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score0.09
Rank#316  Overall
#41  Document stores
Websiteoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4www.torodb.com
Technical documentationoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­docwww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docs
DeveloperTobias OetikerSTS Soft SC8Kdata
Initial release199920112016
Current release1.7.2, May 20194.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSSOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableC#Java
Server operating systemsHP-UX
Linux
WindowsAll OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlyyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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 indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared library
Pipes
.NET Client 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#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyesyes
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess rights for users and roles

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