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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. MongoDB vs. Tarantool vs. Titan

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
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 infrastructureIn-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applicationsTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
Document store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score13.67
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score469.33
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score1.77
Rank#146  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Websiteclickhouse.techwww.mongodb.comwww.tarantool.iotitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docsdocs.mongodb.com/­manualwww.tarantool.io/­en/­docgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperClickhouse Inc.MongoDB, IncVKAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release2016200920082012
Current releasev22.8.5.29-lts, September 20226.0.1, August 20222.10.0, May 2022
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 infoBSDOpen Source infoApache license, version 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++C and C++Java
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
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-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, booleanyes
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 indexesyes, when using the MergeTree engineyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BIFull-featured ANSI SQL supportno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
proprietary protocol using JSONOpen binary protocolJava API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
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
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptLua, C and SQL stored proceduresyes
Triggersnoyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.Hash sharding based on virtual bucketsyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyes, with SQLyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationACID, read commitedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, cooperative multitaskingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptional, enabled by defaultyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead loggingyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
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 3.2yes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and rolesUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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