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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Kdb+ vs. Microsoft Access vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexHigh performance Time Series DBMSMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.60
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score7.43
Rank#51  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score118.45
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score8.79
Rank#46  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.techkx.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessazure.microsoft.com/­services/­sql-data-warehouse
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docscode.kx.comdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­sql-data-warehouse
DeveloperYandex LLCKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcMicrosoftMicrosoft
Initial release20162000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200319922016
Current releasev20.3.17.173, August 20203.6, May 20181902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++qC++C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLshosted
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLSQL-like query language (q)yes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
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
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineTransact SQL
Triggersnoyes infowith viewsyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnoneSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesrights management via user accountsno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003yes
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ClickHouseKdb+Microsoft AccessMicrosoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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