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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. ClickHouse vs. Prometheus

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring system
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score25.54
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score13.67
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score6.29
Rank#66  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftclickhouse.techprometheus.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftclickhouse.tech/­docsprometheus.io/­docs
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Clickhouse Inc.
Initial release201220162015
Current releasev22.8.5.29-lts, September 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCC++Go
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric 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.nonono infoImport of XML data possible
Secondary indexesrestrictedyes, when using the MergeTree engineno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardClose to ANSI SQLno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC# info3rd party library
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C++
Go
Haskell
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JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
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Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infoby Federation
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesno

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