DBMS > ClickHouse vs. Hive vs. Informix
System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Hive vs. Informix
Please select another system to include it in the comparison.
|Editorial information provided by DB-Engines|
|Name||ClickHouse Xexclude from comparison||Hive Xexclude from comparison||Informix Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Column-oriented Relational DBMS powering Yandex||data warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on Hadoop||A secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides IBM Db2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things data|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS||Relational DBMS||Relational DBMS Since Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDB|
|Secondary database models||Time Series DBMS||Document store|
Time Series DBMS with Informix TimeSeries Extension
|Developer||Clickhouse Inc.||Apache Software Foundation initially developed by Facebook||IBM, HCL Technologies Effective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.|
|Current release||v22.214.171.1243-stable, April 2023||3.1.3, April 2022||14.10.FC5, November 2020|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source Apache 2.0||Open Source Apache Version 2||commercial free developer edition available|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
|DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) Database as a Service|
Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
|Implementation language||C++||Java||C, C++ and Java|
|Server operating systems||FreeBSD|
|All OS with a Java VM||AIX|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes||yes Since Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no|
|Secondary indexes||yes, when using the MergeTree engine||yes||yes|
|SQL Support of SQL||Close to ANSI SQL||SQL-like DML and DDL statements||yes|
|APIs and other access methods||HTTP REST|
JSON API MongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
RESTful HTTP API
|Supported programming languages||C# 3rd party library|
Elixir 3rd party library
Go 3rd party library
Java 3rd party library
Kotlin 3rd party library
Nim 3rd party library
Perl 3rd party library
PHP 3rd party library
Python 3rd party library
R 3rd party library
Ruby 3rd party library
Scala 3rd party library
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||no||yes user defined functions and integration of map-reduce||yes|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding||Sharding|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||selectable replication factor||Multi-source replication|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||yes query execution via MapReduce||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Eventual Consistency||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||no||no||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||no||no||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes||yes|
|User concepts Access control||Access rights for users and roles||Access rights for users, groups and roles||Users with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controls|
More information provided by the system vendor
We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
Related products and services
We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.
|DB-Engines blog posts|
Why is Hadoop not listed in the DB-Engines Ranking?
|Recent citations in the news|
Why You Shouldn't Invest In Vector Databases?
Aiven launches managed ClickHouse database as a service
ClickHouse launches ClickHouse Cloud, extends its Series B
Building A Log Analytics Solution 10 Times More Cost-Effective ...
ClickHouse, Inc. and Alibaba Cloud Announce a New Partnership
provided by Google News
Apache Hive. Apache Hive is an open-source data… | by Abinaya ...
Metis: Building Airbnb's Next Generation Data Management Platform
Mastering AI Apache Hadoop: Essential Skills and Training for ...
Storage and Data Protection News for the Week of June 9; Updates ...
Project Scheduling System Market 2023 Growth Drivers and Future ...
provided by Google News
Embedded Database Management Systems Market 2031 Key ...
Relational Databases Software Market Future Growth Opportunities ...
Fugitive Silicon Valley tech executive hauled into federal court
Top 10 Data Migration Tools You Should Know in 2023
provided by Google News
Lead Database Administrator
Big Data Engineer-Associate–Vice President
Staff Data Engineer
Python Software Engineer
Founding Sales Rep
Big Data Engineer
Data Scientist - Battlefield
Jr. Big Data Developer-017
[ No Corp-to-Corp ] Cloudera Administrator
Database Administrator - Intermediate
Share this page