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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. InfluxDB vs. Percona Server for MongoDB

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.89
Rank#75  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Score21.57
Rank#31  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#197  Overall
#30  Document stores
Websiteclickhouse.techwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.percona.com/­software/­mongo-database/­percona-server-for-mongodb
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.html
DeveloperYandex LLCPercona
Initial release201620132015
Current releasev19.13.3.26, August 20191.7.9, October 20193.4.10-2.10, November 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric 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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScript
Triggersnono
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 onlyMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infovia In-Memory Engine
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
ClickHouseInfluxDBPercona Server for MongoDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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