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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. ClickHouse vs. Google Cloud Spanner

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. ClickHouse vs. Google Cloud Spanner

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexA horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.26
Rank#277  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score12.32
Rank#46  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score3.68
Rank#92  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbclickhouse.techcloud.google.com/­spanner
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmclickhouse.tech/­docscloud.google.com/­spanner/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaClickhouse Inc.Google
Initial release20162017
Current releasev22.4.5.9-stable, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoClose to ANSI SQLyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaC# info3rd party library
C++
Elixir info3rd party library
Go info3rd party library
Java info3rd party library
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party library
Kotlin info3rd party library
Nim info3rd party library
Perl info3rd party library
PHP info3rd party library
Python info3rd party library
R info3rd party library
Ruby info3rd party library
Scala info3rd party library
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflow
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrity
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infoStrict serializable isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)

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