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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database service
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.05
Rank#83  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score30.87
Rank#24  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Websiteclickhouse.yandexazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-db
Technical documentationclickhouse.yandex/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperYandex LLCMicrosoft
Initial release20162014
Current releasev19.13.3.26, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemshosted
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoJSON types
Secondary indexesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScript
TriggersJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodswith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Session Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partition
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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