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DBMS > ClickHouse vs. MongoDB vs. Riak KV vs. TiDB

System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. MongoDB vs. Riak KV vs. TiDB

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexOne 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 storeTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.26
Rank#49  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score488.22
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score5.40
Rank#66  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score2.49
Rank#107  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.techwww.mongodb.comriak.com/­products/­riak-kvpingcap.com
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docsdocs.mongodb.com/­manualdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperYandex LLCMongoDB, IncBasho TechnologiesPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release2016200920092016
Current releasev20.11.3.3-stable, November 20204.4.5, April 20212.1.0, April 20155.0.1, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open 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 infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)nono
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Implementation languageC++C++ErlangGo, Rust
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-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-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes 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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BInoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
proprietary protocol using JSONHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC# info3rd party library
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Elixir info3rd party library
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Actionscript infounofficial driver
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Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
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Groovy infounofficial driver
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Java
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Lisp infounofficial driver
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MatLab infounofficial driver
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PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
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Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersnoyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keysSharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factorUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleno infolinks between data sets can be storedno infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptionalyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and rolesnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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ClickHouseMongoDBRiak KVTiDB
Specific characteristicsMongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metrics125 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day), over...
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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 modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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