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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. InfluxDB

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.DBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score13.88
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score19.84
Rank#37  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score29.96
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.techfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperClickhouse Inc.Google infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release201620122013
Current releasev22.8.5.29-lts, September 20222.5.1, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Go
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
hostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data and Strings
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes, when using the MergeTree engineyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
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
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnolimited functionality with using 'rules'no
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesno
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.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyes, based on authentication and database rulessimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
ClickHouseFirebase Realtime DatabaseInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 24,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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