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Score 9.4 out of 100

IBM Cloud Databases

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Score 8.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

ClickHouse

The most important thing when using ClickHouse is to be clear that the scenarios in which you want to use it really are the right ones. Many users think that when a database is very fast for a specific use case, it can be extrapolated to other contexts (most of the time different) in which a previous analysis has not been carried out.
ClickHouse is an analytical database, as such, it should be used for such purposes, where the information is stored correctly, the data volumes are really large and the queries to be performed are not the typical traditional queries on several columns with multiple aggregations. ClickHouse is not the solution for this.
On the other hand, if your case is not one of the above, it is quite possible that ClickHouse can help you. Where ClickHouse shines is when you are looking for aggregation over a particular column in large volumes of data.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Cloud Databases

It can be used by both big and small organizations because of its easy interphase and fast data migration. However, it is not recommended to the organization which works in remote areas as there are very few options available when it comes to regions. The price range they offer is quite competitive.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Database-as-a-Service

ClickHouse
IBM Cloud Databases
8.4
Automatic software patching
ClickHouse
IBM Cloud Databases
8.7
Database scalability
ClickHouse
IBM Cloud Databases
8.3
Automated backups
ClickHouse
IBM Cloud Databases
8.7
Database security provisions
ClickHouse
IBM Cloud Databases
8.5
Monitoring and metrics
ClickHouse
IBM Cloud Databases
7.7
Automatic host deployment
ClickHouse
IBM Cloud Databases
8.7

Pros

ClickHouse

  • Opensource
  • High performance
  • Multiple engines to adapt user cases
  • Easy configuration of data replication
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Cloud Databases

  • The ease of setup was effortless. For anyone with development experience, a few simple questions such as name and login data will get you set up.
  • The web application to manage cluster settings, billing settings and even introspect the data was simple and most importantly worked all the time. This can not always be said for web interfaces of other products.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

ClickHouse

  • Avro data manipulation
  • Kafka consistency
  • DDL operations errors (by replica configuration)
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Cloud Databases

  • Better cost reports, before just increasing to another tier, thus increasing the price. This is critical for early stage startups, where budget is tight.
  • Add more data center options. As a comparison, a similar service, Aiven.io has dozen more options than Compose (basically all big cloud providers). We moved from AWS to Digital Ocean, which made us stop using Compose, since Compose forces us to be either on IBM or AWS.
Alfred Reinold Baudisch | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

ClickHouse

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

IBM Cloud Databases

IBM Cloud Databases 9.9
Based on 4 answers
I am very fond of the features and reliability of the compose DaaS, however I could switch if I find same qualities for lower price.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

ClickHouse

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

IBM Cloud Databases

IBM Cloud Databases 8.7
Based on 5 answers
In total, IBM Compose has a great interface with only minor flaws, which don't distract from the overall great usability both on desktops and mobile devices.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

ClickHouse

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

IBM Cloud Databases

IBM Cloud Databases 9.3
Based on 11 answers
Support is helpful enough, but we haven't always had questions answered in a satisfactory manner. At one time we realized that Compose had stopped taking database snapshots on its two-per-day schedule, and had in fact not taken one for many days. Support recognized the problem and it was fixed, but the lack of proactive checks and the inability to share exactly what happened has caused us to look elsewhere for production work loads
Joshua Dickson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

ClickHouse

No answers on this topic

IBM Cloud Databases

We did not use IBM professional services. We had sufficient in-house expertise for the implementation; we found it relatively straightforward.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

ClickHouse

ClickHouse was not compared to them as a competitor but as the ideal partner to complete an information analysis system, providing users with the most complete and efficient tools. Therefore, in this case it was considered that it would be the ideal candidate due to its characteristics compared to the other competitors.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Cloud Databases

We already had existing contracts with IBM and Microsoft, so those made the most sense to verify. Both are good options for data storage. Since much of our existing Dbs are IBM related, we stuck with IBM cloud dbs, just so that the SQL code would port well. Additionally, we needed co-location of our data with the analytics platform we developed, and so that made IBM a better option.
Ben Holmes | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

ClickHouse

  • Queries that used to take more than 2 minutes now take less than 1 second
  • Possibility to analyze use cases in real time (before was impossible)
  • The applications are more complete and the users decisions are better
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Cloud Databases

  • It is difficult to determine for this use case, as it is a new use case, and not yet fully scaled-out in the market. Costs have and are projected to be more than acceptable, and at a welcome reduction from the previous Compose cost structure.
Jon Tara | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

ClickHouse

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

IBM Cloud Databases

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

ClickHouse
9.0
IBM Cloud Databases
8.1

Likelihood to Renew

ClickHouse
IBM Cloud Databases
9.9

Usability

ClickHouse
IBM Cloud Databases
8.7

Support Rating

ClickHouse
IBM Cloud Databases
9.3

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