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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. GraphDB

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexCloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.Enterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization support
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.92
Rank#61  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score7.82
Rank#50  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score1.39
Rank#142  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Websiteclickhouse.techfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoregraphdb.ontotext.com
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoregraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentation
DeveloperYandex LLCGoogleOntotext
Initial release201620172000
Current releasev20.3.8.53, April 20208.8, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
hostedAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
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 indexesnoyesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLnoSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
GeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
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
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud FunctionsJava Server Plugin
Triggersnoyes, with Cloud Functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoUsing Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoConstraint checking
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesACID
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.yes
More information provided by the system vendor
ClickHouseGoogle Cloud FirestoreGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Competitive advantagesGraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
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