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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Datomic vs. Google Search Appliance vs. Percona Server for MongoDB vs. Sphinx

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.A drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engineDocument storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.40
Rank#71  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Score1.98
Rank#111  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score2.62
Rank#95  Overall
#11  Search engines
Score0.58
Rank#197  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score6.49
Rank#52  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websiteclickhouse.techwww.datomic.comenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlwww.percona.com/­software/­mongo-database/­percona-server-for-mongodbsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docsdocs.datomic.comsupport.google.com/­gsawww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.htmlsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperYandex LLCCognitectGooglePerconaSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20162012200220152001
Current releasev19.13.3.26, August 20190.9.5951, July 20193.4.10-2.10, November 20173.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIAdministrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
proprietary protocol using JSONProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction FunctionsJavaScriptno
TriggersBy using transaction functionsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersShardingShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyes 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.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentnoyes infovia In-Memory Engine
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUser authentication via various security protocolsAccess rights for users and rolesno

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