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NameRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  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.In-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.57
Rank#91  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score2.01
Rank#105  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websiteoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolwww.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-in-memory-database/­index.html
Technical documentationoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­docwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­timesten/­documentation/­index.html
DeveloperTobias OetikerOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release19991998
Current release1.7.2, May 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
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# available
Server operating systemsHP-UX
Linux
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared library
Pipes
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
JDBC
ODBC
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++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPL/SQL
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
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 infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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RRDtoolTimesTen
Specific characteristicsThe world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesTimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosTimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersSome of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsTimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsStandard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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