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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Oracle vs. Rockset
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|A high-performance, column-oriented SQL DBMS for online analytical processing (OLAP) that uses all available system resources to their full potential to process each analytical query as fast as possible. It is available as both an open-source software and a cloud offering.
|Widely used RDBMS
|A scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
|Primary database model
|Secondary database models
|Time Series DBMS
Graph DBMS with Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store with Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS with Oracle Spatial and Graph
|v184.108.40.2068-stable, December 2023
|21c, January 2021
|License Commercial or Open Source
|Open Source Apache 2.0
|commercial restricted free version is available
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service
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|C and C++
|Server operating systems
|yes Schemaless in JSON and XML columns
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.
|no ingestion from XML files supported
|all fields are automatically indexed
|SQL Support of SQL
|Close to ANSI SQL (SQL/JSON + extensions)
|yes with proprietary extensions
|Read-only SQL queries, including JOINs
|APIs and other access methods
MySQL wire protocol
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
|Supported programming languages
|C# 3rd party library
Elixir 3rd party library
Go 3rd party library
Java 3rd party library
Kotlin 3rd party library
Nim 3rd party library
Perl 3rd party library
PHP 3rd party library
Python 3rd party library
R 3rd party library
Ruby 3rd party library
Scala 3rd party library
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures
|PL/SQL also stored procedures in Java possible
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes
|key based and custom
|Sharding, horizontal partitioning
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes
|Asynchronous and synchronous physical replication; geographically distributed replicas; support for object storages.
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods
|no can be realized in PL/SQL
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system
|Foreign keys Referential integrity
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data
|ACID isolation level can be parameterized
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data
|Durability Support for making data persistent
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.
|yes Version 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'
|User concepts Access control
|Access rights for users and roles. Column and row based policies. Quotas and resource limits. Pluggable authentication with LDAP and Kerberos. Password based, X.509 certificate, and SSH key authentication.
|fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
|Access rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console
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