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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Lovefield vs. Weaviate

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score6.52
Rank#66  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score0.23
Rank#286  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#299  Overall
#19  Search engines
Websiteaerospike.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate/­current
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeGoogleSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release201220142017
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20222.1.12, February 20171.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJavaScriptGo
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanono
TriggersnoUsing read-only observersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infousing MemoryDBno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlynoOpenID Connect Discovery
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafLovefieldWeaviate
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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As a stand-alone vector search engine, or use one of the many modules (transformers,...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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A ll companies that have data. ​
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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Weaviate is open-source, and free to use. We also offer Fully managed Weaviate on...
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