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

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  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.Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of Kubernetes
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.60
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score8.51
Rank#48  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score8.79
Rank#46  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#340  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.techwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterpriseazure.microsoft.com/­services/­sql-data-warehousensdb.io
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docsdocs.datastax.comdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­sql-data-warehousensdb.io/­Architecture
DeveloperYandex LLCDataStaxMicrosoft
Initial release2016201120162017
Current releasev20.3.17.173, August 20206.8, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaC++Java, Scala
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
hostedLinux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, string
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 indexesnoyesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
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#
Java
PHP
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoTransact SQLno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding, horizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingyes
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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesUsing Apache Lucene
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 objectyes
More information provided by the system vendor
ClickHouseDatastax EnterpriseMicrosoft Azure SQL Data WarehouseNSDb
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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