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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Elasticsearch vs. GraphDB vs. Kinetica

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  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 metricEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasets
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.31
Rank#65  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score151.59
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score1.32
Rank#144  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.67
Rank#196  Overall
#94  Relational DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.techwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchgraphdb.ontotext.comwww.kinetica.com
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docswww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docs
DeveloperYandex LLCElasticOntotextKinetica
Initial release2016201020002012
Current releasev20.3.8.53, April 20207.7.0, May 20208.8, January 20196.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic Licensecommercial infolimited edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.no
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaJavaC, C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
All OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLSQL-like query languageSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
GeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
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
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesJava Server Pluginuser defined functions
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified range
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectornono
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, allImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoConstraint checkingyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesMemcached and Redis integrationyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyesAccess rights for users and roles on table level
More information provided by the system vendor
ClickHouseElasticsearchGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMKinetica
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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GraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Competitive advantagesOpen source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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GraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
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Typical application scenariosSearch, logging, security, metrics, maps and business analytics use cases.
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Metadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Key customers
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BBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Market metricsMore than 400 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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GraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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GraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
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