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DBMS > ClickHouse vs. LeanXcale vs. SAP IQ vs. TiDB

System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. LeanXcale vs. SAP IQ vs. TiDB

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infocolumn-orientedRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score13.67
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#318  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
#142  Relational DBMS
Score4.56
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score3.52
Rank#98  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.techwww.leanxcale.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlpingcap.com
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docshelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperClickhouse Inc.LeanXcaleSAP, formerly SybasePingCAP, Inc.
Initial release2016201519942016
Current releasev22.8.5.29-lts, September 202216.1 SPS04, April 20196.4.0, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++Go, Rust
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyes, when using the MergeTree engineyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLyes infothrough Apache Derbyyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
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
Java
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexerhorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSAP/Sybase Replication ServerUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoHadoop integrationyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
ClickHouseLeanXcaleSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQTiDB
Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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