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System Properties Comparison Amazon DocumentDB vs. ClickHouse vs. IRONdb

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NameAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparison
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DescriptionFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceA high-performance, column-oriented SQL DBMS for online analytical processing (OLAP) that uses all available system resources to their full potential to process each analytical query as fast as possible. It is available as both an open-source software and a cloud offering.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score1.91
Rank#131  Overall
#24  Document stores
Score15.55
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­documentdbclickhouse.comwww.circonus.com/solutions/time-series-database/
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesclickhouse.com/­docsdocs.circonus.com/irondb/category/getting-started
DeveloperClickhouse Inc.Circonus LLC.
Initial release201920162017
Current releasev24.4.2.141-stable, June 2024V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histograms
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoClose to ANSI SQL (SQL/JSON + extensions)SQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)gRPC
HTTP REST
JDBC
MySQL wire protocol
ODBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Proprietary protocol
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
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
Rust
Scala info3rd party library
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes, in Lua
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonekey based and customAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasAsynchronous and synchronous physical replication; geographically distributed replicas; support for object storages.configurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operationsnono
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles. Column and row based policies. Quotas and resource limits. Pluggable authentication with LDAP and Kerberos. Password based, X.509 certificate, and SSH key authentication.no

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