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

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonMemSQL  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.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
Document store
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Score6.60
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score8.51
Rank#48  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score6.01
Rank#62  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score8.79
Rank#46  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.techwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.memsql.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­sql-data-warehouse
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docsdocs.datastax.comdocs.memsql.comdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­sql-data-warehouse
DeveloperYandex LLCDataStaxMemSQL Inc.Microsoft
Initial release2016201120132016
Current releasev20.3.17.173, August 20206.8, April 20207.1.7, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaC++C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Linux info64 bit version requiredhosted
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes, but no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
JDBC
ODBC
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
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesTransact SQL
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingSharding, 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 methodsnoyesnono
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 Consistency only within each nodeImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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 objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
More information provided by the system vendor
ClickHouseDatastax EnterpriseMemSQLMicrosoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, 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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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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