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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. EDB Postgres vs. Microsoft Access vs. Riak KV

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexDataStax 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.The EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.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.)Distributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.92
Rank#61  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score8.64
Rank#46  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score2.32
Rank#112  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score119.86
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score5.49
Rank#65  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Websiteclickhouse.techwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.enterprisedb.comproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accessriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docsdocs.datastax.comwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspx
DeveloperYandex LLCDataStaxEnterpriseDBMicrosoftBasho Technologies
Initial release20162011200519922009
Current releasev20.3.8.53, April 20206.8, April 2020V10, November 20171902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20192.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaCC++Erlang
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Linux
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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.nonoyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
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#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyesyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangenoneSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingMulti-source replicationnoneselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesno infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDACID infobut no files for transaction loggingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003no
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ClickHouseDatastax EnterpriseEDB PostgresMicrosoft AccessRiak KV
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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PostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Complete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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New applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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MasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Listed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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Open Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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