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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. ClickHouse vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. GridDB

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.Scalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSWide column storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.15
Rank#47  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score4.24
Rank#73  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Score8.48
Rank#46  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.45
Rank#216  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­auroraclickhouse.techwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisegriddb.net
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlclickhouse.tech/­docsdocs.datastax.comgriddb.net/­en/­docs/­documents/­1-1_what-is-griddb.php
DeveloperAmazonYandex LLCDataStaxToshiba Corporation
Initial release2015201620112013
Current releasev19.13.3.26, August 20196.7, December 20184.2, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestamp
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLSQL92 (advanced edition only), SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobs
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containers
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID at container level
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights for users can be defined per database
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon AuroraClickHouseDatastax EnterpriseGridDB
Specific characteristics100% continuous availability, real-time, distributed, massive scale data management...
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GridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Contextual: complete data layer...
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1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must serve contextual information and be always-on, distributed,...
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Factory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Denso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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GitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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Open Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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