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NameRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  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.Scalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.90
Rank#91  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#342  Overall
#32  Graph DBMS
Websiteoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolterminusdb.com
Technical documentationoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­docterminusdb.com/­docs
DeveloperTobias OetikerDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release19992018
Current release1.7.2, May 20191.0, 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSSOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableProlog, Rust
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 indexesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared library
Pipes
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
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
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access control

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