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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Elasticsearch

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metric
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score8.26
Rank#50  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score152.18
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Websiteclickhouse.techwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearch
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docswww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.html
DeveloperYandex LLCElastic
Initial release20162010
Current releasev20.11.3.3-stable, November 20207.8.0, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistent
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 indexesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON 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
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' feature
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
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.yesMemcached and Redis integration
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles
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ClickHouseElasticsearch
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is an open source search and analytics engine. As the heart of the...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source Real-time indexsearch, and analysis Horizontally scalable Distributed...
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Typical application scenariosEnterprise search (search experiences for your workplace, apps, and websites), observability...
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Key customersThousands of organizations worldwide, including Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft,...
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Market metricsPublic as of October 2018 Distributed workforce with 1900+ employees around the globe‚Äč...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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