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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Yandex Database (YDB)

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonYandex Database (YDB)  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexA distributed fault-tolerant database service, with high availability, scalability, immediate consistency and ACID transactions and providing an Amazon DynamoDB compatible API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score12.83
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#235  Overall
#36  Document stores
#113  Relational DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.techcloud.yandex.com/­en/­services/­ydb
github.com/­ydb-platform/­ydb
ydb.tech
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docscloud.yandex.com/­en/­docs/­ydb
ydb.tech/­en/­docs
DeveloperClickhouse Inc.Yandex
Initial release20162019
Current releasev22.4.5.9-stable, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0; commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLSQL-like query language (YQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
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
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive-passive shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights defined for Yandex Cloud users

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