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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. InfluxDB vs. Machbase

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigData
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score13.18
Rank#46  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score29.78
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.techwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.machbase.com
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbmachbase.atlassian.net/­wiki/­spaces/­MAN/­overview
DeveloperClickhouse Inc.Machbase
Initial release201620132013
Current releasev22.6.3.35-stable, July 20222.3, June 2022V6.5, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infofree test 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++GoC
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyes
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
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
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolessimple rights management via user accountssimple password-based access control
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ClickHouseInfluxDBMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to drive 23,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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