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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. EDB Postgres vs. jBASE vs. MongoDB vs. Riak KV

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.A robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMSDocument storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score11.39
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score2.70
Rank#110  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score1.97
Rank#125  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score487.35
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score6.72
Rank#59  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Websiteclickhouse.techwww.enterprisedb.comwww.jbase.comwww.mongodb.comriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docswww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasedocs.mongodb.com/­manual
DeveloperYandex LLCEnterpriseDBZumasysMongoDB, IncBasho Technologies
Initial release20162005199120092009
Current releasev21.10.2.15-stable, October 2021V13, October 20205.75.0, July 20212.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercialOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no
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Implementation languageC++CC++Erlang
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptionalyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialno
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.noyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.yesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BIno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
proprietary protocol using JSONHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
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
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yesJavaScriptJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyesyesyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeShardingSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.Sharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleno infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infooptional, enabled by defaultyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelAccess rights for users and rolesno
More information provided by the system vendor
ClickHouseEDB PostgresjBASEMongoDBRiak KV
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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MongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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175 million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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