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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. ClickHouse vs. QuestDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.47
Rank#237  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score7.82
Rank#53  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#251  Overall
#18  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeclickhouse.techquestdb.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmclickhouse.tech/­docsquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperAlibabaYandex LLCQuestDB Limited
Initial release201620162014
Current releasev20.11.2.1-stable, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoClose to ANSI SQLSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C# 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
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnoACID for single-table writes
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.noyesyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensAccess rights for users and roles
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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreClickHouseQuestDB
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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