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System Properties Comparison mSQL vs. RRDtool

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NamemSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSIndustry 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.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.74
Rank#132  Overall
#65  Relational DBMS
Score2.52
Rank#117  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websitehughestech.com.au/­products/­msqloss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperHughes TechnologiesTobias Oetiker
Initial release19941999
Current release4.4, October 20211.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data only
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.nono infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
C 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
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 systemnonenone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datanoyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono

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