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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. CouchDB vs. Elasticsearch

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  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.A distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metric
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score13.88
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score15.98
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score150.32
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Websiteclickhouse.techcouchdb.apache.orgwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearch
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docsdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablewww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.html
DeveloperClickhouse Inc.Apache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerElastic
Initial release201620052010
Current releasev22.8.5.29-lts, September 20223.2.2, April 20227.8.0, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoElastic License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++ErlangJava
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Android
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistent
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesyes, when using the MergeTree engineyes infovia viewsyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
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
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptyes
Triggersnoyesyes infoby using the 'percolation' feature
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesES-Hadoop Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a single document possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyes
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.yesnoMemcached and Redis integration
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per database

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