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System Properties Comparison RRDtool vs. TerarkDB

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NameRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  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.A key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value store
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Score2.72
Rank#90  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#301  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websiteoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­docgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperTobias OetikerTerark
Initial release19992016
Current release1.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSScommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableC++
Server operating systemsHP-UX
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlyno
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
C++ API
Java 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
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono

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