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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. EsgynDB vs. Weaviate

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionAn AI-native realtime vector database engine that integrates scalable machine learning models.
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSVector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.81
Rank#137  Overall
#12  Search engines
Score0.25
Rank#312  Overall
#138  Relational DBMS
Score1.52
Rank#153  Overall
#6  Vector DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.esgyn.cngithub.com/­weaviate/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate
DeveloperAmazonEsgynWeaviate B.V.
Initial release201220152019
Current release1.19, May 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen 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++, JavaGo
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Data schemeyesyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes 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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetJavaScript / TypeScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Proceduresno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSMulti-source replication between multi datacentersyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAPI Keys
OpenID Connect Discovery
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Amazon CloudSearchEsgynDBWeaviate
Specific characteristicsWeaviate is an open source vector database that is robust, scalable, cloud-native,...
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Competitive advantagesFlexible deployment - Free, open source or fully-managed cloud vector database service...
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Typical application scenariosAs a database supporting the development of generative AI and semantic search applications...
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Key customersAll companies that have data. ​
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Market metricsAs of mid 2023: Over 2 million open source downloads 3500+ Weaviate Slack community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsWeaviate is open-source, and free to use. Weaviate is also available as a fully managed...
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