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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Dgraph vs. Kinetica

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score13.99
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score1.86
Rank#153  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#269  Overall
#123  Relational DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.techdgraph.iowww.kinetica.com
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docsdgraph.io/­docswww.kinetica.com/­docs
DeveloperClickhouse Inc.Dgraph Labs, Inc.Kinetica
Initial release201620162012
Current releasev22.8.5.29-lts, September 20227.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++GoC, C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyes, when using the MergeTree engineyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
GraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
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++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions
Triggersnonoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified range
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
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.yesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesno infoPlanned for future releasesAccess rights for users and roles on table level
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ClickHouseDgraphKinetica
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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