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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelGraph DBMSSearch engine
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Score1.36
Rank#143  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#318  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitedgraph.iogithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docswww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.SeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release20162017
Current release1.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes 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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via Raftyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesOpenID Connect Discovery
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DgraphWeaviate
Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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