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System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. Sqrrl vs. Weaviate

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Adaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache AccumuloAn AI-native realtime vector database engine that integrates scalable machine learning models.
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.90
Rank#136  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score1.89
Rank#138  Overall
#4  Vector DBMS
Websitebasex.orgsqrrl.comgithub.com/­weaviate/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate
DeveloperBaseX GmbHAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.Weaviate B.V.
Initial release200720122019
Current release10.7, August 20231.19, May 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesyes 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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes 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 methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
JavaScript / TypeScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyes infovia eventsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infomaking use of HadoopSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoopyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entityno
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)API Keys
OpenID Connect Discovery
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BaseXSqrrlWeaviate
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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