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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. CouchDB vs. Google Cloud Bigtable

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  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.Google's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeWide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.38
Rank#81  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score18.12
Rank#34  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score2.11
Rank#108  Overall
#7  Wide column stores
Websiteclickhouse.yandexcouchdb.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­bigtable
Technical documentationclickhouse.yandex/­docsdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablecloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docs
DeveloperYandex LLCApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerGoogle
Initial release201620052015
Current releasev19.13.3.26, August 20192.3.1, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageErlang
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
Supported programming languagesC
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)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesno
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 nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Internal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zones
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleAtomic single-row operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)

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