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

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

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Fauna provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.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 modelKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSMultivalue DBMSSearch engine
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Score0.56
Rank#228  Overall
#33  Key-value stores
Score1.63
Rank#139  Overall
#23  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#68  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score0.36
Rank#255  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#299  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltfauna.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.openqm.comgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentationwww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperFauna, Inc.SpotifyMartin PhillipsSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release20132014201419932017
Current release3.4-121.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen 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 servicenoyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoScalaJavaGo
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedAIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes infowith some exceptionsyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyes 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 indexesnoyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonononoGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesGoC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnoyesno
Triggersnononoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingyesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationyesyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
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.nononono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelOpenID Connect Discovery
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BoltDBFauna infopreviously named FaunaDBHeroicOpenQM infoalso called QMWeaviate
News

Weaviate in IEEE

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Introduction & Demo video

FLOSS Weekly Podcast

FOSDEM 2020 video

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