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System Properties Comparison Coveo vs. LokiJS vs. Weaviate

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NameCoveo  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAI-powered hosted search, recommendation and personalization platform providing tools for both low-code and full-code developmentIn-memory JavaScript DBMSAn AI-native realtime vector database engine that integrates scalable machine learning models.
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument storeVector DBMS
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Score2.34
Rank#117  Overall
#11  Search engines
Score0.48
Rank#262  Overall
#42  Document stores
Score1.89
Rank#138  Overall
#4  Vector DBMS
Websitewww.coveo.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSgithub.com/­weaviate/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationdocs.coveo.comtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate
DeveloperCoveoWeaviate B.V.
Initial release201220142019
Current release1.19, May 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptGo
Server operating systemshostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemehybrid - fields need to be configured prior to indexing, but relationships can be exploited at query time without pre-configurationschema-freeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes 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 indexesyesyes infovia viewsyes 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 methodsRESTful HTTP APIJavaScript APIGraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Python
JavaScriptJavaScript / TypeScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlgranular access controls, API key management, content filtersnoAPI Keys
OpenID Connect Discovery
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CoveoLokiJSWeaviate
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. ​
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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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