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DBMS > Apache Kylin vs. ClickHouse vs. Impala

System Properties Comparison Apache Kylin vs. ClickHouse vs. Impala

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NameApache Kylin  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed analytics engine for big data, providing a SQL interface and multi-dimensional analysis (OLAP) and leveraging the Hadoop stackColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexAnalytic DBMS for Hadoop
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
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Score1.36
Rank#145  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Score10.68
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score18.68
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitekylin.apache.orgclickhouse.techwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.html
Technical documentationkylin.apache.org/­docsclickhouse.tech/­docsdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation, originally contributed from eBay IncYandex LLCCloudera
Initial release201520162013
Current release3.1.0, July 2020v20.11.3.3-stable, November 20203.4.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for queries (using Apache Calcite)Close to ANSI SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC# 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
Scala info3rd party library
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberos

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