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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Impala

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexAnalytic DBMS for Hadoop
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.20
Rank#81  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score14.57
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.yandexwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.html
Technical documentationclickhouse.yandex/­docswww.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.html
DeveloperYandex LLCCloudera
Initial release20162013
Current releasev19.13.3.26, August 20193.3.0, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Data schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberos

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