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

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  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 ServerHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
Document store
Wide column store
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
Score1.14
Rank#158  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.techwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterpriseazure.microsoft.com/­services/­sql-data-warehousewww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docsdocs.datastax.comdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­sql-data-warehousedocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperYandex LLCDataStaxMicrosoftYugabyte Inc.
Initial release2016201120162017
Current releasev20.3.17.173, August 20206.8, April 20202.2.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 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++C and C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
hostedLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesdepending on used data model
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 SQLyesyes, PostgreSQL compatible
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
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
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
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoTransact SQLyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding, horizontal partitioningHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingyesBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
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 ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
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 objectyesyes
More information provided by the system vendor
ClickHouseDatastax EnterpriseMicrosoft Azure SQL Data WarehouseYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Gain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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YugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together four must-have...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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YugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
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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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YugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
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