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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. InfluxDB

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.DBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.89
Rank#75  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Score2.27
Rank#108  Overall
#7  Wide column stores
Score21.57
Rank#31  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.yandexcloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationclickhouse.yandex/­docscloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperYandex LLCGoogle
Initial release201620152013
Current releasev19.13.3.26, August 20191.7.9, October 2019
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 languageGo
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric 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.nono
Secondary indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)simple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
ClickHouseGoogle Cloud BigtableInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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