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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Firebolt vs. VoltDB
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|A high-performance, column-oriented SQL DBMS for online analytical processing (OLAP) that uses all available system resources to their full potential to process each analytical query as fast as possible. It is available as both an open-source software and a cloud offering.
|Highly scalable cloud data warehouse and analytics product Forked from Clickhouse
|Distributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS Used for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
|Primary database model
|Secondary database models
|Time Series DBMS
|Firebolt Analytics Inc.
|v126.96.36.1998-stable, December 2023
|11.3, April 2022
|License Commercial or Open Source
|Open Source Apache 2.0
|Open Source AGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service
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|Server operating systems
OS X for development
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.
|SQL Support of SQL
|Close to ANSI SQL (SQL/JSON + extensions)
|yes only a subset of SQL 99
|APIs and other access methods
MySQL wire protocol
PostgreSQL wire protocol
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
|Supported programming languages
|C# 3rd party library
Elixir 3rd party library
Go 3rd party library
Java 3rd party library
Kotlin 3rd party library
Nim 3rd party library
Perl 3rd party library
PHP 3rd party library
Python 3rd party library
R 3rd party library
Ruby 3rd party library
Scala 3rd party library
Erlang not officially supported
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes
|key based and custom
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes
|Asynchronous and synchronous physical replication; geographically distributed replicas; support for object storages.
|depending on storage layer
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system
|Foreign keys Referential integrity
|no FOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data
|ACID Transactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data
|yes Data access is serialized by the server
|Durability Support for making data persistent
|yes Snapshots and command logging
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.
|User concepts Access control
|Access rights for users and roles. Column and row based policies. Quotas and resource limits. Pluggable authentication with LDAP and Kerberos. Password based, X.509 certificate, and SSH key authentication.
|Users and roles with access to stored procedures
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|DoubleCloud: Fully managed ClickHouse alongside best-in-class managed open-source services to build analytics at scale.
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