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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. CouchDB vs. Dgraph vs. TerminusDB

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Distributed and scalable native Graph DBMSScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score13.67
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score15.52
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score1.72
Rank#149  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#284  Overall
#25  Graph DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.techcouchdb.apache.orgdgraph.ioterminusdb.com
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docsdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledgraph.io/­docsterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperClickhouse Inc.Apache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerDgraph Labs, Inc.DataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2016200520162018
Current releasev22.8.5.29-lts, September 20223.2.2, April 202210.1.4, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++ErlangGoProlog, Rust
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Android
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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 indexesyes, when using the MergeTree engineyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLnonoSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
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
C
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptnoyes
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0yesGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Synchronous replication via RaftJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno infoPlanned for future releasesRole-based access control

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