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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. CouchDB vs. Weaviate

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.A cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
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Score0.47
Rank#242  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score16.64
Rank#40  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.16
Rank#296  Overall
#16  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storecouchdb.apache.orggithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablewww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release201620052017
Current release3.2.0, October 20211.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageErlangGo
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes 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 indexesnoyes infovia viewsyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP/JSON APIGraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsno infoatomic operations within a single document possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseOpenID Connect Discovery
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