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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. ClickHouse

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering Yandex
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score2.39
Rank#117  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score7.05
Rank#55  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgclickhouse.tech
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designclickhouse.tech/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsYandex LLC
Initial release20122016
Current release0.20.0, October 2020v20.9.3.45-stable, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingClose to ANSI SQL
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
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
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Ruby info3rd party library
Scala info3rd party library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage engines
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemAccess rights for users and roles

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