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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Kinetica vs. MongoDB vs. Riak KV vs. SiteWhere

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeM2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score10.63
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score0.73
Rank#205  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score496.50
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score5.59
Rank#66  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.03
Rank#336  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.techwww.kinetica.comwww.mongodb.comriak.com/­products/­riak-kvsitewhere.io
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docswww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.mongodb.com/­manualsitewhere.io/­docs/­2.1.0
DeveloperYandex LLCKineticaMongoDB, IncBasho TechnologiesSiteWhere
Initial release20162012200920092010
Current releasev20.11.3.3-stable, November 20207.1, August 20215.0, July 20212.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)nono
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Implementation languageC++C, C++C++ErlangJava
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
LinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.schema-freepredefined scheme
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialnoyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesrestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BInono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
proprietary protocol using JSONHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
HTTP REST
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++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsJavaScriptJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.Sharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factorselectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleno infolinks between data sets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infooptional, enabled by defaultyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles on table levelAccess rights for users and rolesnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept
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ClickHouseKineticaMongoDBRiak KVSiteWhere
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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MongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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175 million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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