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

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  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 DBMSTypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query languageA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSMultivalue DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Search engine
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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
Score0.78
Rank#198  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#96  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#297  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.openqm.comvaticle.comgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentationdocs.vaticle.comwww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperSpotifyMartin PhillipsVaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)SeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release20132014199320162017
Current release3.4-122.5, October 20211.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaJavaGo
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
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 Elasticsearchyesyesyes 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 methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
gRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesnono
Triggersnonoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyesSharding infoby using CassandraSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesyesMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandrayes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infosubstituted by the relationship featureno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACIDACIDno
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 controlnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressOpenID Connect Discovery
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BoltDBHeroicOpenQM infoalso called QMTypeDB infoformerly named GraknWeaviate
Specific characteristicsMeet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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Competitive advantagesEntity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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