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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  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.Multi-storage database for search, including full-text search.An AI-native realtime vector database engine that integrates scalable machine learning models.
Primary database modelDocument storeSearch engineVector DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionTime Series DBMS infousing the Manticore Columnar Library
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.82
Rank#48  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score0.23
Rank#303  Overall
#21  Search engines
Score1.51
Rank#148  Overall
#6  Vector DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgmanticoresearch.comgithub.com/­weaviate/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablemanual.manticoresearch.comweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerManticore SoftwareWeaviate B.V.
Initial release200520172019
Current release3.3.3, December 20236.0, February 20231.19, May 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageErlangC++Go
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeFixed schemayes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoInt, Bigint, Float, Timestamp, Bit, Int array, Bigint array, JSON, Booleanyes 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.noCan index from XMLno
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIBinary API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/SQL API
SQL over MySQL
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
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
JavaScript / TypeScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Sharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Synchronous replication based on Galera libraryyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleyes infoisolated transactions for atomic changes and binary logging for safe writesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Manticore index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenoAPI Keys
OpenID Connect Discovery
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CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"Manticore SearchWeaviate
Specific characteristicsWeaviate is an open source vector database that is robust, scalable, cloud-native,...
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Competitive advantagesFlexible deployment - Free, open source or fully-managed cloud vector database service...
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Typical application scenariosAs a database supporting the development of generative AI and semantic search applications...
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Key customersAll companies that have data. ‚Äč
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Market metricsAs of mid 2023: Over 2 million open source downloads 3500+ Weaviate Slack community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsWeaviate is open-source, and free to use. Weaviate is also available as a fully managed...
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