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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. CouchDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. TiDB

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  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.RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.33
Rank#82  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score18.38
Rank#34  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score5.43
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score1.63
Rank#126  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.yandexcouchdb.apache.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlpingcap.com
Technical documentationclickhouse.yandex/­docsdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablehelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherepingcap.com/­docs
DeveloperYandex LLCApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerSAP infoformerly SybasePingCAP, Inc.
Initial release2016200519922016
Current releasev19.13.3.26, August 20192.3.1, March 201917, July 20153.0.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageErlangGo, Rust
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0nonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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ClickHouseCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"SAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereTiDB
Specific characteristicsTiDB is an open source distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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Competitive advantagesIn the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosTiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersBank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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Market metricsInfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 15000+ stars on GitHub...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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