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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. RocksDB vs. Weaviate

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)A cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value storeSearch engine
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Score0.33
Rank#272  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score4.29
Rank#87  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Score0.12
Rank#308  Overall
#19  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storerocksdb.orggithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikiweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperAlibabaFacebook, Inc.SeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release201620132017
Current release7.3.1, June 20221.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSDOpen 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 languageC++Go
Server operating systemshostedLinux
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 indexesnonoyes 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 APIC++ API
Java API
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
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 methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsyesno
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 controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensnoOpenID Connect Discovery
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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreRocksDBWeaviate
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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