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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. Kdb+ vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse  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.High performance Time Series DBMSElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.60
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score8.51
Rank#48  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score7.43
Rank#51  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score8.79
Rank#46  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.techwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisekx.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­sql-data-warehouse
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docsdocs.datastax.comcode.kx.comdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­sql-data-warehouse
DeveloperYandex LLCDataStaxKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcMicrosoft
Initial release201620112000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032016
Current releasev20.3.17.173, August 20206.8, April 20203.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaqC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLSQL-like query language (q)yes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
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
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functionsTransact SQL
Triggersnoyesyes infowith viewsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioningSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per objectrights management via user accountsyes
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ClickHouseDatastax EnterpriseKdb+Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Integrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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provides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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tick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Goldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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kdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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