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System Properties Comparison Derby vs. Heroic vs. RethinkDB vs. Weaviate

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NameDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.A cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.97
Rank#74  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#290  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score3.14
Rank#97  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score0.16
Rank#296  Overall
#16  Search engines
Websitedb.apache.org/­derbyspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexrethinkdb.comgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmlspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewrethinkdb.com/­docswww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperApache Software FoundationSpotifyThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017SeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release1997201420092017
Current release10.15.2.0, March 20202.4.1, August 20201.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++Go
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryyes 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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonoGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaC infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresnono
TriggersyesnoClient-side triggers through changefeedsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding inforange basedSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyesSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoAtomic single-document operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCC basedyes
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.yesnonono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousers and table-level permissionsOpenID Connect Discovery
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