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System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. Solr vs. Weaviate

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache LuceneA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Search engineSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.07
Rank#369  Overall
#37  Graph DBMS
#154  Relational DBMS
Score48.26
Rank#24  Overall
#3  Search engines
Score0.40
Rank#281  Overall
#19  Search engines
Websitebitnine.netlucene.apache.org/­solrgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationlucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.htmlweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.Apache Software FoundationSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release201620062017
Current release2.1, December 20189.0.0, May 20221.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2Open 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 languageCJavaGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemedepending on used data modelyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typingyes 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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSolr Parallel SQL InterfaceGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJava pluginsno
Triggersnoyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritanceShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic lockingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesOpenID Connect Discovery
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AgensGraphSolrWeaviate
Typical application scenariosAs a stand-alone vector search engine, or use one of the many modules (transformers,...
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Key customersA ll companies that have data. ​
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Licensing and pricing modelsWeaviate is open-source, and free to use. We also offer Fully managed Weaviate on...
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