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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Apache IoTDB vs. Lovefield vs. Weaviate

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingAn IoT native database with high performance for data management and analysis, deployable on the edge and the cloud and integrated with Hadoop, Spark and FlinkEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.66
Rank#211  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#253  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#295  Overall
#19  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeiotdb.apache.orggoogle.github.io/­lovefieldgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software FoundationGoogleSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2016201820142017
Current release2.1.12, February 20171.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScriptGo
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeyesyesyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes 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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
Native API
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javayesnono
TriggersnoyesUsing read-only observersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesIntegration with Hadoop and Sparknono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong Consistency with Raft
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, 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.noyesyes infousing MemoryDBno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyesnoOpenID Connect Discovery
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeApache IoTDBLovefieldWeaviate
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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