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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. GridDB vs. InfluxDB

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score10.63
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score1.34
Rank#147  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score29.50
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.techgriddb.netwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docsdocs.griddb.netdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperYandex LLCToshiba Corporation
Initial release201620132013
Current releasev20.11.3.3-stable, November 20204.6, February 20212.0.8, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++Go
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
LinuxLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampNumeric 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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Proprietary protocolHTTP API
JSON over UDP
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
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containers
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID at container levelno
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.yesyesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per databasesimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
ClickHouseGridDBInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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