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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. RocksDB vs. Weaviate

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)A cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.57
Rank#227  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score3.82
Rank#87  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Score0.18
Rank#292  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltrocksdb.orggithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikiwww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.SeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release201320132017
Current release6.22.1, July 20211.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC++Go
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes 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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonoyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Java API
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesGoC++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoOpenID Connect Discovery
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