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NameRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  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.Adaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.72
Rank#90  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score0.48
Rank#207  Overall
#30  Document stores
#16  Graph DBMS
#35  Key-value stores
#10  Wide column stores
Websiteoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolsqrrl.com
Technical documentationoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperTobias OetikerAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release19992012
Current release1.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSScommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableJava
Server operating systemsHP-UX
Linux
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free
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 possible
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared library
Pipes
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
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
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)

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