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

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  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 ElasticSearchA 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 DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.56
Rank#232  Overall
#33  Key-value stores
Score1.36
Rank#148  Overall
#25  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#290  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#296  Overall
#16  Search engines
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltfauna.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewwww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperFauna, Inc.SpotifySeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2013201420142017
Current release1.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageGoScalaJavaGo
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes, 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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoGraphQL 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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 controlOpenID Connect Discovery
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