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

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  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.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 storeOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument 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
Score8.64
Rank#46  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score119.86
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score5.49
Rank#65  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score6.45
Rank#57  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websiteclickhouse.techwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterpriseproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accessriak.com/­products/­riak-kvsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docsdocs.datastax.commsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperYandex LLCDataStaxMicrosoftBasho TechnologiesSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20162011199220092001
Current releasev20.3.8.53, April 20206.8, April 20201902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20192.1.0, April 20153.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC++ErlangC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
OS X
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnono
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 indexesnoyesyesrestrictedyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Proprietary protocol
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++
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
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersnoyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"noneSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingnoneselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno infolinks between data sets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID infobut no files for transaction loggingnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per objectno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003nono
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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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