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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Graphite vs. NCache

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA 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.Data logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value Store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score16.20
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score4.75
Rank#75  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score0.98
Rank#196  Overall
#29  Key-value stores
Websiteclickhouse.comgithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationclickhouse.com/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.iowww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperClickhouse Inc.Chris DavisAlachisoft
Initial release201620062005
Current releasev23.12.1.1368-stable, December 20235.3, September 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoEnterprise Edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++PythonC#, .NET, .NET Core, Java
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
Unix
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlypartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counter
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQL (SQL/JSON + extensions)noSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.
APIs and other access methodsgRPC
HTTP REST
JDBC
MySQL wire protocol
ODBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Proprietary protocol
HTTP API
Sockets
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
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
Rust
Scala info3rd party library
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersnonoyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeskey based and customnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesAsynchronous and synchronous physical replication; geographically distributed replicas; support for object storages.noneyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonooptimistic locking and pessimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyes
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
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess 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.noAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
More information provided by the system vendor
ClickHouseGraphiteNCache
Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesNCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersBank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsMarket Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsNCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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