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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. TerarkDB vs. TiDB

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  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.A key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDBTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Document store
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Score3.38
Rank#81  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score8.82
Rank#43  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.04
Rank#319  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Score1.60
Rank#123  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.yandexwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisegithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdbpingcap.com
Technical documentationclickhouse.yandex/­docsdocs.datastax.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wikipingcap.com/­docs
DeveloperYandex LLCDataStaxTerarkPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release2016201120162016
Current releasev19.13.3.26, August 20196.7, December 20183.0.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial inforestricted open source version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++Go, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
C++ API
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"nonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingnoneUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 can be defined per objectnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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ClickHouseDatastax EnterpriseTerarkDBTiDB
Specific characteristics100% continuous availability, real-time, distributed, massive scale data management...
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TiDB is an open source distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Contextual: complete data layer...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must serve contextual information and be always-on, distributed,...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Bank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 15000+ stars on GitHub...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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