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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. TiDB

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  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.TiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.05
Rank#83  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score8.63
Rank#42  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score1.41
Rank#124  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.yandexwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisepingcap.com
Technical documentationclickhouse.yandex/­docsdocs.datastax.compingcap.com/­docs
DeveloperYandex LLCDataStaxPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release201620112016
Current releasev19.13.3.26, August 20196.7, December 20183.0.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
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 proceduresnono
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono 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 operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
ClickHouseDatastax EnterpriseTiDB
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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