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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. MySQL vs. PostGIS

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexWidely used open source RDBMSSpatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APISpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score13.87
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score1205.38
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score30.85
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.techwww.mysql.compostgis.net
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docsdev.mysql.com/­docpostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperClickhouse Inc.Oracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release201619952005
Current releasev22.8.5.29-lts, September 20228.0.30, July 20223.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++C
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesyes, when using the MergeTree engineyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
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
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoproprietary syntaxuser defined functions
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesyes infobased on PostgreSQL

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