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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. ClickHouse vs. Sphinx vs. Yanza vs. YugabyteDB

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonYanza  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesTime Series DBMS for IoT ApplicationsHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engineTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.26
Rank#94  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score12.42
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score8.03
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score1.95
Rank#121  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgclickhouse.techsphinxsearch.comyanza.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgclickhouse.tech/­docssphinxsearch.com/­docsdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperApache Software FoundationYandex LLCSphinx Technologies Inc.YanzaYugabyte Inc.
Initial release20142016200120152017
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 2019v21.10.2.15-stable, October 20213.4.1, July 20212.6, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercial infofree version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infobut mainly used as a service provided by Yanzano
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
WindowsLinux
OS X
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesyesschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnonoyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesClose to ANSI SQLSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)noyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Proprietary protocolHTTP APIJDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
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
Python info3rd party library
R info3rd party library
Ruby info3rd party library
Scala info3rd party library
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
any language that supports HTTP callsC
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnononoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnononoyes infoTimer and event basedyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednoneHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
nonenoneBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnononoDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyAccess rights for users and rolesnonoyes
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Specific characteristicsYugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesPostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosSystems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Market metrics900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0 license for the database
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