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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Transbase vs. Weaviate

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMSAn AI-native realtime vector database engine that integrates scalable machine learning models.
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSVector DBMS
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Score0.79
Rank#209  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score0.04
Rank#355  Overall
#151  Relational DBMS
Score1.51
Rank#148  Overall
#6  Vector DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.htmlgithub.com/­weaviate/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.htmlweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate
DeveloperTransaction Software GmbHWeaviate B.V.
Initial release201619872019
Current releaseTransbase 8.3, 20221.19, May 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial infofree development licenseOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonC and C++Go
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes 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 indexesyesyes 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 methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
JavaScript / TypeScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
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 datayesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAPI Keys
OpenID Connect Discovery
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BigchainDBTransbaseWeaviate
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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