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DBMS > ClickHouse vs. Kdb+ vs. Sadas Engine vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Kdb+ vs. Sadas Engine vs. Sphinx

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexHigh performance Time Series DBMSSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score12.42
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score8.77
Rank#53  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#329  Overall
#142  Relational DBMS
Score8.03
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websiteclickhouse.techkx.comwww.sadasengine.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docscode.kx.comwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperYandex LLCKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcSADAS s.r.l.Sphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20162000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320062001
Current releasev22.1.2.2-stable, January 20223.6, May 20188.03.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++qC++C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLSQL-like query language (q)yesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Proprietary protocol
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
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnono
Triggersnoyes infowith viewsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioningSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnonenone
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 integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesrights management via user accountsAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
ClickHouseKdb+Sadas EngineSphinx
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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