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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. InterSystems Caché vs. RocksDB vs. Weaviate

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityA multi-model DBMS and application serverEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)A cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.83
Rank#101  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score3.54
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#44  Relational DBMS
Score3.65
Rank#86  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Score0.09
Rank#308  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cacherocksdb.orggithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comdocs.intersystems.comgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikiwww.semi.technology/­documentation/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperCognitectInterSystemsFacebook, Inc.SeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2012199720132017
Current release0.9.5951, July 20192017.2, October 20176.11.4, July 20200.22.14, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++Go
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelschema-freeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes 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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
C#
C++
Java
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsyesnono
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSource-replica replicationnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and rolesnoOpenID Connect Discovery
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