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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Elasticsearch vs. Kinetica vs. SAP HANA

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  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 metricGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud service
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
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
Score0.67
Rank#196  Overall
#94  Relational DBMS
Score51.34
Rank#20  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.techwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.kinetica.comwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.html
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docswww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlwww.kinetica.com/­docshelp.sap.com/­hana
DeveloperYandex LLCElasticKineticaSAP
Initial release2016201020122010
Current releasev20.3.8.53, April 20207.7.0, May 20206.02.0 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic Licensecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoalso available as a cloud based service
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaC, C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
All OS with a Java VMLinuxAppliance or cloud-service
Data schemeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesyes
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 indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
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
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functionsSQLScript, R
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-slave replicationyes
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 or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACID
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 RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles on table levelyes
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ClickHouseElasticsearchKineticaSAP HANA
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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Competitive advantagesOpen source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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Typical application scenariosSearch, logging, security, metrics, maps and business analytics use cases.
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Key customers
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Market metricsMore than 400 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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