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System Properties Comparison Axibase vs. FileMaker vs. SingleStore vs. ToroDB vs. Weaviate

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NameAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQLA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score0.25
Rank#280  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score52.27
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score7.04
Rank#61  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#337  Overall
#46  Document stores
Score0.17
Rank#295  Overall
#19  Search engines
Websiteaxibase.com/­docs/­atsd/­financewww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.singlestore.comwww.torodb.comgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.singlestore.comwww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docsweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperAxibase CorporationFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleSingleStore Inc.8KdataSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release20131983201320162017
Current release1558519.4.1, November 20217.6, November 20211.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoAGPL-V3Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++, GoJavaGo
Server operating systemsLinuxiOS
OS X
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredAll OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-freeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_idyes 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.noyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatnonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infovia pluginsyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
PHPBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyesno
Triggersyesyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infohash partitioningShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Source-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesAccess rights for users and rolesOpenID Connect Discovery
More information provided by the system vendor
AxibaseFileMakerSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLToroDBWeaviate
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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As a stand-alone vector search engine, or use one of the many modules (transformers,...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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A ll companies that have data. ​
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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Weaviate is open-source, and free to use. We also offer Fully managed Weaviate on...
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