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System Properties Comparison RRDtool vs. SpaceTime

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NameRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  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.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.14
Rank#124  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#396  Overall
#8  Spatial DBMS
Websiteoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolwww.mireo.com/­spacetime
Technical documentationoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperTobias OetikerMireo
Initial release19992020
Current release1.8.0, 2022
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# availableC++
Server operating systemsHP-UX
Linux
Linux
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 indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared library
Pipes
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++
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneFixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneReal-time block device replication (DRBD)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
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 controlnoyes

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