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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. ClickHouse vs. STSdb

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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 YandexKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.39
Rank#124  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score13.88
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#336  Overall
#49  Key-value stores
Websitedruid.apache.orgclickhouse.techgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designclickhouse.tech/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsClickhouse Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release201220162011
Current release24.0.1, November 2022v22.8.5.29-lts, September 20224.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesyesyes, when using the MergeTree engineno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingClose to ANSI SQLno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
.NET Client API
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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C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
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.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 rolesno

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