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DBMS > BoltDB vs. Heroic vs. OpenQM vs. SQL.JS vs. Weaviate

System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Heroic vs. OpenQM vs. SQL.JS vs. Weaviate

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn 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 DBMSPort of SQLite to JavaScriptA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
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
Score1.17
Rank#159  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#297  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.openqm.comsql.js.orggithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentationsql.js.org/­documentation/­index.htmlwww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperSpotifyMartin PhillipsAlon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by othersSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release20132014199320122017
Current release3.4-121.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availableOpen SourceOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaJavaScriptGo
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infowith some exceptionsyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes 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.nonoyesnono
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JavaScript APIGraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesnono
Triggersnonoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesyesnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesno infoexcept by serializing a db to a fileyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelnoOpenID Connect Discovery
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