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System Properties Comparison Blueflood vs. ClickHouse vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraA high-performance, column-oriented SQL DBMS for online analytical processing (OLAP) that uses all available system resources to their full potential to process each analytical query as fast as possible. It is available as both an open-source software and a cloud offering.Microsofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.09
Rank#353  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score16.20
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score829.80
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websiteblueflood.ioclickhouse.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rax-maas/­blueflood/­wikiclickhouse.com/­docslearn.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperRackspaceClickhouse Inc.Microsoft
Initial release201320161989
Current releasev23.12.1.1368-stable, December 2023SQL Server 2022, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
Windows
Data schemepredefined schemeyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoClose to ANSI SQL (SQL/JSON + extensions)yes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTgRPC
HTTP REST
JDBC
MySQL wire protocol
ODBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
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
Rust
Scala info3rd party library
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on Cassandrakey based and customtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraAsynchronous and synchronous physical replication; geographically distributed replicas; support for object storages.yes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles. Column and row based policies. Quotas and resource limits. Pluggable authentication with LDAP and Kerberos. Password based, X.509 certificate, and SSH key authentication.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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