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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Memcached vs. Riak KV

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.05
Rank#55  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score26.09
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score5.74
Rank#67  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Websiteclickhouse.techwww.memcached.orgriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docsgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperYandex LLCDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalBasho Technologies
Initial release201620032009
Current releasev20.9.3.45-stable, October 20201.6.0, March 20202.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++CErlang
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnono
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 indexesnonorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Proprietary protocolHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
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
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PHP info3rd party library
Python info3rd party library
R info3rd party library
Ruby info3rd party library
Scala info3rd party library
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
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 proceduresnonoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnonoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolno

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