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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. EsgynDB vs. Weaviate

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Enterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
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Score15.92
Rank#39  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.30
Rank#269  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#292  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgwww.esgyn.cngithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablewww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerEsgynSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release200520152017
Current release3.1.1, September 20201.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageErlangC++, JavaGo
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes, 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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptJava Stored Proceduresno
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0ShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication between multi datacentersyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardOpenID Connect Discovery
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