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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. DolphinDB vs. PostGIS

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high-performance, column-oriented SQL DBMS for online analytical processing (OLAP) that uses all available system resources to their full potential to process each analytical query as fast as possible. It is available as both an open-source software and a cloud offering.DolphinDB is a high performance Time Series DBMS. It is integrated with an easy-to-use fully featured programming language and a high-volume high-velocity streaming analytics system. It offers operational simplicity, scalability, fault tolerance, and concurrency.Spatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score16.68
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score4.06
Rank#91  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score25.88
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.comwww.dolphindb.compostgis.net
Technical documentationclickhouse.com/­docsdocs.dolphindb.cn/­en/­help200/­index.htmlpostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperClickhouse Inc.DolphinDB, Inc
Initial release201620182005
Current releasev23.12.1.1368-stable, December 2023v2.00.4, January 20223.3.4, July 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree community version availableOpen Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++C
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQL (SQL/JSON + extensions)SQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsgRPC
HTTP REST
JDBC
MySQL wire protocol
ODBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
JSON over HTTP
Kafka
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
OPC DA
OPC UA
RabbitMQ
WebSocket
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
Rust
Scala info3rd party library
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
MatLab
Python
R
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesuser defined functions
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeskey based and customhorizontal partitioningyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesAsynchronous and synchronous physical replication; geographically distributed replicas; support for object storages.yesyes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesACID
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 and roles. Column and row based policies. Quotas and resource limits. Pluggable authentication with LDAP and Kerberos. Password based, X.509 certificate, and SSH key authentication.Administrators, Users, Groupsyes infobased on PostgreSQL

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