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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Coveo vs. Weaviate

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonCoveo  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsAI-powered hosted search, recommendation and personalization platform providing tools for both low-code and full-code developmentAn AI-native realtime vector database engine that integrates scalable machine learning models.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineVector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score19.03
Rank#34  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Score2.34
Rank#117  Overall
#11  Search engines
Score1.89
Rank#138  Overall
#4  Vector DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.coveo.comgithub.com/­weaviate/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.coveo.comweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)CoveoWeaviate B.V.
Initial release201220122019
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 serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCGo
Server operating systemshostedhosted
Data schemeyeshybrid - fields need to be configured prior to indexing, but relationships can be exploited at query time without pre-configurationyes, 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.nonono
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnoGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIGraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC#
Java
JavaScript
Python
JavaScript / TypeScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonnono
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesno
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardgranular access controls, API key management, content filtersAPI Keys
OpenID Connect Discovery
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Amazon RedshiftCoveoWeaviate
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. ‚Äč
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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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