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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Ingres vs. Weaviate

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  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.A high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareWell established RDBMSA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionSpatial DBMS
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Score16.25
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score2.00
Rank#136  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Score5.75
Rank#74  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Score0.31
Rank#292  Overall
#20  Search engines
Websitecouchdb.apache.orggithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmsgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.heavy.aidocs.actian.com/­ingresweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerHEAVY.AI, Inc.Actian CorporationSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release200520161974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s2017
Current release3.2.2, April 20225.10, January 202211.0, April 20171.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercialOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageErlangC++ and CUDACGo
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes, 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.nonono infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files availableno
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsnoyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
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/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnoyesno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Sharding infoRound robinhorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationIngres Replicatoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possiblenoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes infoMVCCyes
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.noyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardOpenID Connect Discovery
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CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"HEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022IngresWeaviate
Specific characteristicsOptimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantagesOnly HEAVY.AI allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosAdvanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
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As a stand-alone vector search engine, or use one of the many modules (transformers,...
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Key customersA ll companies that have data. ​
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Licensing and pricing modelsHEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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Weaviate is open-source, and free to use. We also offer Fully managed Weaviate on...
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