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DBMS > ClickHouse vs. Microsoft Access vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Microsoft Access vs. Snowflake

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexMicrosoft 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.)Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.05
Rank#55  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score118.25
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score5.94
Rank#64  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.techwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesswww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docsdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperYandex LLCMicrosoftSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release201619922014
Current releasev20.9.3.45-stable, October 20201902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLshosted
Data schemeyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
CLI Client
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++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineuser defined functions
Triggersnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes 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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Users with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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