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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Fauna vs. LeanXcale

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexFauna (previously named FaunaDB) provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.A highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.81
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score1.53
Rank#136  Overall
#22  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#67  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#269  Overall
#40  Key-value stores
#124  Relational DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.techfauna.comwww.leanxcale.com
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docsdocs.fauna.com
DeveloperYandex LLCFauna, Inc.LeanXcale
Initial release201620142015
Current releasev20.11.3.3-stable, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Scala
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLnoyes infothrough Apache Derby
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
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
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesIdentity management, authentication, and access control
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ClickHouseFaunaLeanXcale
Specific characteristicsServerless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
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Full ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Competitive advantages100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
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Linear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Hybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Key customersShiftX
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banking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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annual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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