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DBMS > BigObject vs. BoltDB vs. Heroic vs. OpenQM vs. Weaviate

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. BoltDB vs. Heroic vs. OpenQM vs. Weaviate

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesAn embedded key-value store for Go.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMSA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedKey-value storeTime Series DBMSMultivalue DBMSSearch engine
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Score0.08
Rank#309  Overall
#140  Relational DBMS
Score0.55
Rank#234  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score0.04
Rank#323  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score0.35
Rank#263  Overall
#11  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#297  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitebigobject.iogithub.com/­boltdb/­boltspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.openqm.comgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iospotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentationwww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.SpotifyMartin PhillipsSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release20152013201419932017
Current release3.4-121.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availableOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaGo
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes infowith some exceptionsyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes 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.nononoyesno
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnononoGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuanonoyesno
Triggersnononoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingyesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneyesyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonono
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelOpenID Connect Discovery
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News

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Introduction & Demo video

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FOSDEM 2020 video

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