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

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

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  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 DBMSA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSMultivalue DBMSSearch engine
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Score0.59
Rank#226  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score0.10
Rank#311  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#251  Overall
#9  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#294  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.openqm.comgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentationwww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperSpotifyMartin PhillipsSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2013201419932017
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 Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaGo
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infowith some exceptionsyes, 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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes 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 methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACIDno
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelOpenID Connect Discovery
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