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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Google BigQuery vs. TiDB

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesTiDB is an open source distributed SQL database that supports Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) workloads. It is MySQL compatible and features horizontal scalability, strong consistency, and high availability.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score14.39
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score54.87
Rank#20  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score3.19
Rank#112  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.techcloud.google.com/­bigquerypingcap.com
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docscloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docsdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperClickhouse Inc.GooglePingCAP, Inc.
Initial release201620102016
Current releasev23.4.1.1943-stable, April 20237.0.0, March 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Go, Rust
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
hostedLinux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 enginenoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIGORM
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
SQLAlchemy
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
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin JavaScriptno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infofull support since version 6.6
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataACID
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)Fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
ClickHouseGoogle BigQueryTiDB
Specific characteristicsTiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesIn the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosTiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersShopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metrics25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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