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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Couchbase vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. Microsoft Access vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.Microsoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocolDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.92
Rank#61  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score29.06
Rank#26  Overall
#4  Document stores
Score8.64
Rank#46  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score119.86
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score8.86
Rank#44  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.techwww.couchbase.comwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterpriseproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accessazure.microsoft.com/­services/­sql-data-warehouse
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docsdocs.couchbase.comdocs.datastax.commsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­sql-data-warehouse
DeveloperYandex LLCCouchbase, Inc.DataStaxMicrosoftMicrosoft
Initial release20162011201119922016
Current releasev20.3.15.133, July 2020Server: 6.5, January 2020; Mobile: 2.7, January 2020; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 20196.8, April 20201902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availablecommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageC++C, C++, Go and ErlangJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLshosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoString, Boolean, Numberyesyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.SQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
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
.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoFunctions and timers in JavaScriptnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineTransact SQL
Triggersnoyes infovia the TAP protocolyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"noneSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
configurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Immediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoEphemeral bucketsyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated AuthenticationAccess rights for users can be defined per objectno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003yes
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ClickHouseCouchbase infoOriginally called MembaseDatastax EnterpriseMicrosoft AccessMicrosoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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DataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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Supporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Applications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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Capital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsNamed a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
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Among the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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