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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Graphite vs. Rockset

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  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 WhisperA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Search engine
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
Score0.84
Rank#209  Overall
#35  Document stores
Websiteclickhouse.comgithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webrockset.com
Technical documentationclickhouse.com/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.iodocs.rockset.com
DeveloperClickhouse Inc.Chris DavisRockset
Initial release201620062019
Current releasev23.12.1.1368-stable, December 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++PythonC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
Unix
hosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlydynamic typing
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesnoall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQL (SQL/JSON + extensions)noRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsgRPC
HTTP REST
JDBC
MySQL wire protocol
ODBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Proprietary protocol
HTTP API
Sockets
HTTP REST
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
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeskey based and customnoneAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesAsynchronous and synchronous physical replication; geographically distributed replicas; support for object storages.noneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
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.yes
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.noAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console

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