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System Properties Comparison Coveo vs. ScyllaDB vs. Weaviate

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NameCoveo  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAI-powered hosted search, recommendation and personalization platform providing tools for both low-code and full-code developmentCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeAn AI-native realtime vector database engine that integrates scalable machine learning models.
Primary database modelSearch engineWide column storeVector DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.45
Rank#122  Overall
#11  Search engines
Score5.69
Rank#67  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score2.00
Rank#138  Overall
#4  Vector DBMS
Websitewww.coveo.comwww.scylladb.comgithub.com/­weaviate/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationdocs.coveo.comdocs.scylladb.comweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate
DeveloperCoveoScyllaDBWeaviate B.V.
Initial release201220152019
Current releaseScyllaDB Open Source 5.4.1, January 20241.19, May 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availableOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++Go
Server operating systemshostedLinux
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 dateyesyesyes 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 infocluster global secondary indicesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)GraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Python
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
JavaScript / TypeScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, Luano
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsno
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.yes infoin-memory tablesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlgranular access controls, API key management, content filtersAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAPI Keys
OpenID Connect Discovery
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Specific characteristicsScyllaDB is engineered to deliver predictable performance at scale. It’s adopted...
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Weaviate is an open source vector database that is robust, scalable, cloud-native,...
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Flexible deployment - Free, open source or fully-managed cloud vector database service...
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Typical application scenariosScyllaDB is ideal for applications that require high throughput and low latency at...
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As a database supporting the development of generative AI and semantic search applications...
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Key customersDiscord, Epic Games, Expedia, Zillow, Comcast, Disney+ Hotstar, Samsung, ShareChat,...
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All companies that have data. ​
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Market metricsScyllaDB typically offers ~75% total cost of ownership savings, with ~5X higher throughput...
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As of mid 2023: Over 2 million open source downloads 3500+ Weaviate Slack community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScyllaDB Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) ScyllaDB Enterprise - subscription-based...
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Weaviate is open-source, and free to use. Weaviate is also available as a fully managed...
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