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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Elasticsearch vs. Nebula Graph vs. Weaviate

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelWide column storeSearch engineGraph DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.37
Rank#258  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score157.08
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score1.10
Rank#169  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#286  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchgithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
github.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.nebula-graph.iowww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperAlibabaElasticVesoft Inc.SeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2016201020192017
Current release7.8.0, June 20201.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++Go
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentStrong typed schemayes, 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 indexesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes infoNebula Graph internally uses the Key-Value store RocksDB for persistency. The vertices, edges, and their properties are stored as Key while their values are stored as Value. The primary indexes are per Key and secondary indexes are per Value.yes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Go
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesCausal Clustering using Raft protocolyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectornono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing RocksDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noMemcached and Redis integrationyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensRole-based access controlOpenID Connect Discovery
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Specific characteristicsNebula Graph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Competitive advantagesNebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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Typical application scenariosSocial networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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Key customersCurrently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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Market metricsAt our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received 3.5k stars and thousands...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
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